Megan's Law

[mey-guh nz]

any of various laws aimed at people convicted of sex-related crimes, requiring community notification of the release of offenders, establishment of a registry of offenders, etc.

Origin of Megan's Law

1990–95; after Megan Kanka, young New Jersey girl killed by a previously convicted child molester Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019