Jessica's Law refers to the Jessica Lunsford Act passed in Florida and proposed as a federal law. It is named in memory of nine-year old Jessica Lunsford, who was abducted, sexually assaulted and then buried alive by John Evander Couey. The law mandates a minimum sentence of 25 years and a maximum of life in prison for first-time child sex offenders. So far, 33 states have enacted all or some of the law.
- ↑ Florida Senate: House 1877: Relating to Jessica Lunsford Act
- ↑ NBC6: Sex Offender Charged With Murder