Locality of Law and Conviction
The state cannot impose penalties in one unit of state, for actions
neither unlawful according to the policy of that particular unit of
state nor unlawful according to the policy of a unit of state that
contains the instant unit of state.
Information regarding the investigation, indictment, conviction,
and/or sentencing, of an individual for an act unlawful according to
the policy of one unit of state, but not unlawful according to the
policy of some other unit of state, cannot be made available to the
public, or to state agents, of the other unit of state. However, such
information can be made available to a larger unit of state if the act
is unlawful according to the policy of all constituent units (in
addition to the obvious acceptability of such information if the act
is explicitly unlawful according to the policy of the larger unit of
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