OCTOBER 30, 2006
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, ) Appeal from the
) Circuit Court of
Plaintiff-Appellee, ) Cook County.
v. ) No.03 CR 28424
CHRISTOPHER STANLEY, ) The Honorable
) Marcia B. Orr,
Defendant-Appellant. ) Judge Presiding.
JUSTICE GARCIA delivered the opinion of the court.
Following a bench trial, the defendant, Christopher Stanley,
was convicted of three counts of attempt aggravated criminal
sexual assault and one count of aggravated unlawful restraint.
He was sentenced to concurrent prison terms of six years on the
merged counts of attempt aggravated criminal sexual assault and
five years on aggravated unlawful restraint. Because he was
convicted of attempt aggravated criminal sexual assault, the
defendant was required to register as a "sexual predator" for the
rest of his life. On appeal, the defendant challenges the
sufficiency of the evidence to support his aggravated unlawful
restraint conviction. He also challenges the constitutionality
of the Sex Offender Registration Act (Registration Act) (730 ILCS