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Connecticut’s sex-offender registry needs reform, too

Ironically, one of the arguments against recently proposed criminal justice reform makes a strong case for reform of Connecticut’s sex offender registry. A listing on the sex offender registry can be a life sentence. There is no distinction between a sociopathic serial offender and a teen who makes a one-time mistake. Further, we believe all low-risk individuals should never make it on the registry.