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Garcia v. Reyes

U.S.
Feb 23, 1998
522 U.S. 1109 (1998)

Summary

concluding that New Jersey's "Megan's Law" did not involve punishment for purposes of ex post facto analysis

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Opinion

No. 97-856.

February 23, 1998.


ORDER

Sup. Ct. Fla. Certiorari denied. Reported below: 698 So. 2d 257.


Summaries of

Garcia v. Reyes

U.S.
Feb 23, 1998
522 U.S. 1109 (1998)

concluding that New Jersey's "Megan's Law" did not involve punishment for purposes of ex post facto analysis

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suggesting that in raising the defense sua sponte, federal courts must be wary of "acting as advocates for the state rather than as impartial magistrates"

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explaining that the issue of procedural default may be raised sua sponte by the court of appeals but exercised discretion not to raise the defense of procedural default sua sponte

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explaining that the issue of procedural default may be raised sua sponte by the court of appeals but exercised discretion not to raise the defense sua sponte

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explaining that the issue of procedural default may be raised sua sponte by the court of appeals but exercised discretion not to raise the defense of procedural default sua sponte

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applying clear and convincing standard to classification at every risk level

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describing sex offender registration and community notification components of New Jersey's Megan's Law scheme

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Case details for

Garcia v. Reyes

Case Details

Full title:GARCIA ET AL. v. REYES ET AL

Court:U.S.

Date published: Feb 23, 1998

Citations

522 U.S. 1109 (1998)

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