Wichita &mdash The attorney for a convicted child molester on Thursday challenged the constitutionality of the Kansas offender registry before the state’s highest court, arguing social media has made the Internet the new town square for public shaming. Attorney Christopher Joseph urged the Kansas Supreme Court to uphold a decision by Shawnee County Judge Larry…

WICHITA — The Kansas Supreme Court will hear oral arguments Thursday on whether to uphold a judge’s ruling that removed a convicted child molester’s name from the state’s offender registry — a case with implications for hundreds, if not thousands, of people whose listing requirements were retroactively lengthened. This appeal hinges on whether the state’s…

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