Judge overturns sex offender's registration extension

15-year extension on registration became statute in Kansas in 2011; conviction stemmed from case originating in 2003


By Steve Fry
The Topeka Capital-Journal

TOPEKA, Kansas — Citing the U.S. Constitution forbidding more punishment for a crime already resolved, a Shawnee County District Court judge has ordered two law enforcement agencies to terminate a man's additional 15-year offender registration requirement.

In addition, District Judge Larry Hendricks ordered the Kansas Bureau of Investigation and the Johnson County Sheriff's Office to "immediately delete" all information required by the Kansas Offender Registration Act that is publicly displayed about the man.

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