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The Defender Services Office Training Division furthers the right to effective assistance of counsel by providing training and other resources to attorneys appointed under the Criminal Justice Act.





Supreme Court Rules on SORNA Challenge Under Necessary and Proper Clause

Yesterday, the Supreme Court issued an opinion in United States v. Kebodeaux (No. 12-418), holding that, as applied to respondent Anthony Kebodeaux, the registration requirements of the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act fall within the scope of Congress’s authority under the Necessary and Proper Clause.  For more on the case, see this SCOTUSblog analysis, and this Volokh Conspiracy post.

 

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