This comment will first explore the complexities of North Carolina's Amy Jackson Law. Second, it will discuss the statutory response to sex offender recidivism by other states as compared to North Carolina, with a focus on New Jersey. This will include an analysis on the constitutionality of these statutes. Finally, the comment will review any expected ramifications, both legal and to the community, of this North Carolina legislation.
Nikki Gfellers and Kimberly S. Lewis, The Amy Jackson Law - A Look at the Constitutionality of North Carolina's Answer to Megan's Law, 20 Campbell L. Rev. 347 (1998).