By Daniel Hassing
Child exploitation and other sexual crimes are some of the most perverse and pervasive crimes in the United States. Cases such as those involving Elizabeth Smart and Jessica Lunsford grab headlines and demonstrate the depravity of some criminals. In an effort to combat such offenders, Congress enacted the Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act of 2006. Title I of the Act is called the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act (SORNA).