Megan's Law and its impact on community re-entry for sex offenders.

@article{Levenson2007MegansLA,
  title={Megan's Law and its impact on community re-entry for sex offenders.},
  author={J. Levenson and D. A. D'Amora and Andrea L. Hern},
  journal={Behavioral sciences & the law},
  year={2007},
  volume={25 4},
  pages={
          587-602
        }
}
Community notification, known as "Megan's Law," provides the public with information about known sex offenders in an effort to assist parents and potential victims to protect themselves from dangerous predators. The purpose of this study was to explore the impact of community notification on the lives of registered sex offenders. Two hundred and thirty-nine sex offenders in Connecticut and Indiana were surveyed. The negative consequences that occurred with the greatest frequency included job… Expand
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