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A spokesman for the Department of Correction directed questions to the attorney general's office.A spokesman for the attorney general said his office was reviewing the matter but did not comment further.Zachary’s Law, passed in Indiana in 1994 and named in honor of Zachary Snider, a 10-year-old Cloverdale boy who was murdered in 1993 by a convicted child molester who lived nearby, established a registry to provide details to the general public about convicted sex offenders who live in Indiana.
They say that because they were forced to register upon moving to Indiana, they are being treated differently than other Indiana residents in similar situations.
This differential treatment offends the fundamental right to travel." Rose said the state has continued to enforce registration requirements in similar cases.
"Despite this preliminary holding, the state has continued to apply registration requirements to similarly situated persons who were not plaintiffs in the first case," Rose said.
Three men have filed a lawsuit against the Indiana Department of Correction, claiming Indiana's requirement that they register as sex offenders violates their Constitutional rights.
Patrick Rice, Adam Bash and Scott Rush argue in the Dec.
The Boone County Sheriff's Office maintains a Sex Offender Registry as a public service tool.