A one-year jail sentence has been upheld in the case of a defendant who refused to sign a risk-assessment form under the New York version of Megan’s Law.

In what is apparently a case of first impression, an Appellate Term panel in the Second Department unanimously ruled that the statute requiring convicted sex offenders to report their whereabouts to law enforcement authorities does not run afoul of constitutional guarantees of equal protection and due process.

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