New York’s Top Court Affirms Lifetime Sex Offender Status for Man Acquitted by a Jury

In a ruling that received some surprised comment from the media, the New York Court of Appeals affirmed by a 6-1 vote a decision by Kings County Supreme Court Justice Vincent Del Giudice to assign sufficient points under the state’s Sex Offender Registration Act (SORA) to a man who was acquitted of all the felony sex crimes charges against him to place him in the category of a level 2 sex offender, which requires lifetime … <Read More>