Sexual-predator law, statute that mandates lengthy periods of civil commitment for habitual sexual offenders and sexual psychopaths beyond the completion of.
A sex offender is a person who has committed a sex crime. What constitutes a sex crime differs by culture and legal jurisdiction.
Some jurisdictions may commit certain types of individuals that have been designated The Federal Government established its sex offender commitment process when it passed the Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act.
In an effort to decrease the incidence of sexual assault, legislators have passed regulatory laws aimed at reducing recidivism among convicted sexual offenders.
A legislative history of Federal sex offender registration and notification laws.