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Beley v. City of Chicago

The City of Chicago requires sex offenders to register with the police department. But if you’re homeless, they won’t register you; homeless sex offenders have to show up once a week or risk arrest. A due process violation? Seventh Circuit: Not at all! The Due Process Clause protects against state action that deprives homeless sex offenders of liberty, and Chicago’s policy merely jeopardizes their liberty.


Tags: 2018, Due Process Clause, Homelessness, Seventh Circuit

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