There is new news In the continuing saga of the infamous Julia Tuttle Causeway turned homeless shelter. As reported today in the Miami Herald, a judge has rejected the ACLU’s attempt to block enforcement of the sex offender law that was responsible for creating the controversial shantytown of registered sex offenders who, because of the law’s restrictive provisions, were prohibited from living elsewhere. It is interesting to see the spin the ACLU used in its argument before the court – that, it sought to block enforcement of the law because only then would officials be able to properly and effectively track the whereabouts of sex offenders. I would argue that this is precisely the ill that has to be remedied. But what do I know?
The story in the Herald can be found here.