Sex Offender Registration and Community Notification:
A "Megan's Law" Sourcebook
(Second Edition)
By Karen J. Terry, Ph.D. and John S. Furlong, J.D.

“There is nothing else that puts this wealth of information together in an accessible, user friendly way as this book does.  The yearly supplements ... make it an essential tool for any professional who has the ambition to be responsible and fair in dealing with the laws and the broad concerns they raise for the society and our legal institutions.  We recommend it without reservation.” 
—Dr. Ralph Underwager, Ph.D., Issues in Child Abuse Accusations, Institute for Psychological Therapies, University of Minnesota

The authoritative guide to federal and state statutes, regulations, and case law governing sex offender registration and community notification.

  • Explains how the laws are created and applied
  • Analyzes legal challenges to "Megan's Laws" throughout the United States
  • Summarizes all significant cases by issue
  • Compares key points of federal and state “Megan’s Laws” nationwide in a handy summary table
  • Provides full text of federal and state statutes
  • Presents selected agency guidelines, protocols and procedures

Note: Previous edition was written and prepared by Elizabeth Rahmberg Walsh, J.D., M.L.S. and Fred Cohen, L.L.B., L.L.M. This Second Edition draws on the earlier work. SUPPLEMENT COST: 2006 supplement: $199.50, plus shipping and handling; 2004 supplement: $199.50, plus shipping and handling. New supplements issued within 3 months of shipping date included with new orders at no charge.

Related Publications:
Sex Offender Law Report
Sexual Assault Report
The Sex Offender

The Science, Treatment and Prevention of Antisocial Behaviors: Applications to the Criminal Justice System
Facing The Shadow
The Sexual Predator
Handbook of Sex Offender Treatment
Practical Guide to Correctional Mental Health and the Law





Table of Contents (PDF)
Sex Offender Registration and Community Notification:
"Megan's Law" Sourcebook
Format: Looseleaf Book
© 2008, 2006, 2004, 2003
1,912 pp.
ISBN: 1-887554-30-0
Price: US $399.50
Product Code: MEG

SUPPLEMENT COST: 2008 supplement: $299.50; 2006 supplement: $249.50; 2004 supplement: $199.50. New supplements issued within 3 months of shipping date included with new orders at no charge.



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