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Sex Offender Case May Deal Blow To 'Administrative State'

Law360, Washington (March 7, 2018, 8:04 PM EST) -- The U.S. Supreme Court took up a case this week involving a convicted sex offender who failed to register as such in New York, and the legal question at the center of the proceeding could lead to a ruling that reins in the "administrative state" and hands conservatives a major win.

In Gundy v. U.S., the high court has agreed to decide whether the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act is unconstitutional because, rather than saying whether it applies to people convicted before its passage, the...
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Case Information

Case Title

Herman Avery Gundy, Petitioner v. United States

Case Number



Supreme Court

Nature of Suit

Prisoner Petition

Date Filed

September 22, 2017


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