Can someone seek a certificate of rehabilitation under California law for a sex crime that was adjudicated outside California? The question would certainly seem to encourage all sex offenders in the county to flock to California if the standard here was lower than in the other states. Such a ruling also could undercut the authority of the other states. However, in Riverside County, the judge granted a Michigan sex offender’s certificate of rehabilitation and the DA appealed. How did the appellate court rule? Click on the following link to find out.