sex offender
n.
A person who has been convicted of a sex crime.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


sex offender
A generic term for persons convicted of crimes involving sex, including rape, molestation, sexual harassment, and pornography production or distribution.
Category: Criminal Law
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Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.


sex offender
n. A person convicted of a sexual offense, such as rape, sexual assault, or lewdness. Some states require sexual offenders to be registered for life. Sexual activity between consenting adults of the same sex is an offense in certain states.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.

sex offender
n.
   generic term for all persons convicted of crimes involving sex, including rape, molestation, sexual harassment and pornography production or distribution. In most states convicted sex offenders are supposed to report to local police authorities, but many do not.

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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