University of Michigan Law School
Civil Rights Litigation Clearinghouse
Title "Is it an unconstitutional taking of property without just compensation to require sex offenders to move away from their home if a school, playground, or daycare center is established near their home after their initial occupation?"
Date July 15, 2018
Author Joseph William Singer
External Link https://scholar.harvard.edu/jsinger/blog/conflicting-rulings-whether-it-unconstitutional-t...
Abstract In Mann v. Georgia Department of Corrections,653 S.E.2d 740 (Ga. 2007), the Georgia Supreme Court held that a state statute prohibiting registered sex offenders from living or working within 1,000 feet of any facility where minors congregate, see Ga. Code Åò42-1-15, constituted a taking of property as applied to a sex offender who was forced to move after a child care center opened a facility within 1,000 feet of his home.

The Seventh Circuit just came to the opposite conclusion in an opinion written by Judge Diane S. Sykes.
Source Harvard University


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case Mann v. Georgia Department of Corrections (CJ-GA-0005)

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