FILE - In a Jan. 13, 1997 file photo, Jesse Timmendequas, who is charged with kidnapping, sexual assault and felony murder in the death of 7-year-old Megan Kanka, sits in a courtroom at the Hunterdon ... more 
FILE - In a Jan. 13, 1997 file photo, Jesse Timmendequas, who is charged with kidnapping, sexual assault and felony murder in the death of 7-year-old Megan Kanka, sits in a courtroom at the Hunterdon County Justice Center before the screening of jurors begins in Flemington, N.J. A state appeals court ruled Tuesday, June 14, 2011 that Timmendequas, the man convicted of killing Megan Kanka, who became the namesake of Megan's Laws across the country, should be allowed to pursue claims that his lawyers were ineffective. But the appeals court did not agree with Jesse Timmendequas' argument that his kidnapping, sexual assault and murder conviction should be overturned and he should be released from prison. (AP Photo/Daniel Hulshizer, File) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Daniel Hulshizer, File
Tue, Jun 14, 2011 12:34 PM EDT