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Burk v DOC -and- Cerniglia v DOC

10-1-2013 Oklahoma:

Based on the Starkey decision 6-25-13 (OK Sup Ct) which held:
¶ 81 We agree with the result of the trial court's Order which found the level assignments were not to be retroactively applied and Starkey is only required to register for 10 years.

Two more cases on 10-1-2013 will be granted similar relief, reach having slightly different dates, they are:
Burk v State

Cerniglia v State

Effectively these holding prevent retroactive reclassification of certain offenders. It might be time for OK registrants to have lawyers check, their cases, to see if there is any relief for them.

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