Megan's Law


Meg·​an's Law
: a law that requires law enforcement authorities to make available to the public information about convicted sex offenders living in the area

Word History


after Megan Kanka †1994 victim in New Jersey of a repeat sex offender

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“Megan's Law.” Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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