Jersey, USA: Megan Kanka, 7, was murdered by Jesse Timmendequas. He was convicted
on this day.
case inspires Megan's Law, which requires that information about convicted sex
felons are made available to the public.
lived across the street from Megan. He had two previous convictions for sexual
assault. Megan's parents said that had they known about him they could have protected
database is available to the public on a 900 number and on CD-ROM's in police