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July 26, 2013
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Nev. high court upholds juvenile sex offender law

The Nevada Supreme Court upheld the 2007 law mandating lifetime supervision and community-notification requirements for current and former juvenile sex offenders — including the language applying those rules retroactively to cases as far back as 1956. Thursday’s decision was 4-3. Justice Michael Douglas was joined by Kris Pickering, Mark Gibbons and Ron Parraguirre in upholding the law. It mandates that all sex offenders 14 and older be subject to lifetime supervision and community-notification rules if they commit sexual assault, battery with intent to commit sexual assault or lewdness with a child. The old law left that decision to a juvenile …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Jul 26, 2013 07:50PM Published Jul 26, 2013 06:11PM Copyright 2013 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.