Just like in a real relationship, but without all the nonsense.
She had entered her Zip Code, and there was Leah’s face—her copper bangs, her wide cheeks, her brown eyes staring blankly from the photograph.
Her name, weight, and height were listed; so was the address where she’d grown up, playing beneath tall pines and selling five-cent rocks that she’d painted with nail polish.
Something Du Buc had done at the age of ten had caught up with her.
Victoria knew the story, which Du Buc described as “play-acting sex,” in elementary school, with her younger step-siblings.
The Sixth Circuit, in a three-judge decision, found otherwise, saying the registration law “brands registrants as moral lepers solely on the basis of a prior conviction” and “consigns them to years, if not a lifetime, of existence on the margins, not only of society, but often, as the record in this case makes painfully evident, from their own families, with whom, due to school-zone restrictions, they may not even live.”ACLU officials said it’s time for the law to be rewritten, saying research suggests that registries don’t improve public safety but may actually hurt it by making it harder for those convicted to find work and become stable members of society after serving their time.