Lawsuit filed against Murrieta for in-person sex registration amid pandemic

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MURRIETA (CNS) - A lawsuit has been filed against the city of Murrieta on behalf local sex offender registrants who are challenging requirements that they must register in person during the coronavirus pandemic, while state and local governments ask that residents stay home to prevent the virus' spread. The lawsuit was filed by the Alliance for Constitutional Sex Offense Laws, which also filed similar lawsuits this week in San Diego and Sacramento counties. It asks for a judge to issue an order halting the practice of having registered sex offenders appear in person at the city's police headquarters, and instead adopt video conferencing or telephonic updates, as implemented by the Los Angeles Police Department and some state agencies during the pandemic. Plaintiffs' attorneys say the
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