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16 December 2010

Associated Press

ALBANY, New York — The state's top court rejected a convict's challenge to being listed in the New York City registry of gun offenders, concluding Thursday it's an administrative matter like sex offender registration and not subject to sentencing appeals. The unanimous Court of Appeals ruling concluded the registration of Sean Smith was not part of his criminal sentence. Judge Carmen Beauchamp Ciparick wrote that Smith would have been obligated to register regardless... (

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