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US v. Brown, No. 08-17244

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By FindLaw Staff on November 05, 2009 4:48 PM

Defendant's conviction for failing to register in accordance with the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act (SORNA) is affirmed where: 1) sex offenders with pre-SORNA convictions, like defendant, had a duty to register even if the jurisdiction in which the offense occurred had not implemented SORNA; 2) defendant's guilty plea waived his right to claim that he was physically unable to register under SORNA; and 3) defendant had adequate notice of his duty to register.

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Filed November 5, 2009

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Opinion by Judge Birch

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