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Knowledge as PowerCriminal Registration and Community Notification Laws in America$
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Wayne A. Logan

Print publication date: 2009

Print ISBN-13: 9780804757102

Published to Stanford Scholarship Online: June 2013

DOI: 10.11126/stanford/9780804757102.001.0001

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Conclusion

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Knowledge as Power
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Stanford University Press
DOI:10.11126/stanford/9780804757102.003.0008

This chapter presents some concluding thoughts. Registration and notification have transformed methods of governance, in two major respects. Today, no longer is public safety regarded solely as a governmental function and responsibility. With the nationwide advent of registration and notification, government has become an information broker and ceded responsibility for public protection against potential recidivists to communities themselves. Second, the recent political history of registration and notification has had a major impact on the historic relationship between states and the federal government. By threatening states with the loss of allocated funds, Congress and the president have recast registration and notification in accord with federal preferences, giving rise to an unprecedented nationwide criminal justice policy and national police apparatus. The account provided here is of necessity incomplete, as registration and community notification continue to rapidly evolve.

Keywords:   registration laws, community notification laws, governance, public safety

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