Docket No.: 01-1231 Topics:
Certiorari Granted: May 20 2002
Argued: November 13, 2002
Decided: March 5, 2003
Due Process, Criminal Procedure, Constitutional Law, Due Process, EPA, Equal Protection Clause, First Amendment, Fourteenth Amendment, murder
PartyNames: Connecticut Department of Public Safety, et al. v. John Doe, Individually and on Behalf of All Others Similarly
Petitioner: Connecticut Department of Public Safety, et al.
Respondent: John Doe, Individually and on Behalf of All Others Similarly
Court Below: United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
Citation: CA 2, 271 F.3d 38. QUESTION PRESENTED Did the Court of Appeals erroneously conclu de, contrary to other courts of appealsand in a manner inconsistent with the Court's ruling in Paul v. Davis , that Connecticut's Sex Offender Registration Law implicates an offender's liberty interestby listing offenders in an undifferentiated Registry, and violates due process by failing to afford the offender a hearing regarding his "current dangerousness" before publishing true and accurate in formation about him and his conviction history?
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