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massachusetts [2020/06/29 19:17]
rkdbus [State Laws Regarding Sexual Offenses and Offenders, other than registration]
massachusetts [2020/08/04 16:00] (current)
rkdbus [State Laws Regarding Sexual Offenses and Offenders, other than registration]
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 === Does the state have lifetime supervision? === === Does the state have lifetime supervision? ===
  
-Yes § 265-45\\ +See § 265-45 regarding lifetime supervision.\\ 
-[[https://malegislature.gov/Laws/GeneralLaws/PartIV/TitleI/Chapter265/Section45|https://malegislature.gov/Laws/GeneralLaws/PartIV/TitleI/Chapter265/Section45]]+[[https://malegislature.gov/Laws/GeneralLaws/PartIV/TitleI/Chapter265/Section45|https://malegislature.gov/Laws/GeneralLaws/PartIV/TitleI/Chapter265/Section45]]\\ 
 +However, a 2014 court decision, Commonwealth v. Cole, has impacted this law.\\ 
 +[[https://law.justia.com/cases/massachusetts/supreme-court/2014/sjc-11316.html|https://law.justia.com/cases/massachusetts/supreme-court/2014/sjc-11316.html]]
  
 === Does the state have indeterminate sentencing? === === Does the state have indeterminate sentencing? ===
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 === What are the state civil commitment laws? === === What are the state civil commitment laws? ===
  
-Yes Section 13\\ +See § 123A - 13.\\ 
-[[https://malegislature.gov/Laws/GeneralLaws/PartI/TitleXVII/Chapter123A/Section13|https://malegislature.gov/Laws/GeneralLaws/PartI/TitleXVII/Chapter123A/Section13]]+[[https://malegislature.gov/Laws/GeneralLaws/PartI/TitleXVII/Chapter123A/Section13|https://malegislature.gov/Laws/GeneralLaws/PartI/TitleXVII/Chapter123A/Section13]]\\ 
 +\\ 
 +However, two court decisions have impacted this law. See [[http://masscases.com/cases/sjc/482/482mass293.html|WAYNE CHAPMAN, petitioner. 482 Mass. 293]] regarding petitioning for release, and [[http://masscases.com/cases/sjc/482/482mass293.html|COMMONWEALTH vs. JOSEPH BLAKE.454 Mass. 267]] regarding how quickly a judge must rule on commitment cases.
  
 === What is the age of consent? === === What is the age of consent? ===
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