Hofstra Law Review


Aaron Zucker


The article discusses the structure and purpose of America's gun offender registry as of 2014, and it mentions public safety in the country, the development of a sex offender registry in the U.S., and the nation's criminal laws. According to the article, criminal registries were made available to the public in 1996 with the purpose of promoting public awareness and protection. Gun control and firearms laws in the U.S. are examined, along with the history of criminal registries in America.

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