Judge tosses sex offenders’ due process suit

A federal judge has thrown out a class-action lawsuit accusing the city of Chicago of violating the rights of homeless sex offenders.In a written opinion this week, U.S. District Judge John Robert Blakey held the plaintiffs failed to present evidence that the Chicago Police Department routinely refuses to register such offenders as required by Illinois law.Instead, the plaintiffs showed only “occasional lapses of …

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