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Sex offender registration venue question resolved (access required)

Where a state sex offender required to register under the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act, or SORNA, relocates to another state without registration, venue can be based in the departing district because an essential element of the statute – interstate travel – occurred there. Background This appeal requires us to answer the following question: when a ...