Michigan Lawmakers Ordered to Revise Registry Years After It Was Found Unconstitutional

We can only hope that this is the future for Nebraska . . . A U.S. district court judge is giving Michigan lawmakers 90 days to change the state’s sex offender registry law, almost three years after it was first ruled unconstitutional by federal appeals court. U.S. District Judge Robert H. Cleland issued an order thatContinue reading “Michigan Lawmakers Ordered to Revise Registry Years After It Was Found Unconstitutional”

Two years after court ruling, no changes to Michigan registry

Two years after a federal court ruled parts of Michigan’s Sex Offender Registry Act unconstitutional, the state legislature has still made no changes to the law. Michigan Public Radio talked with an attorney for the ACLU of Michigan and a Michigan State Senator about what changes are needed and why they haven’t been made yet.Continue reading “Two years after court ruling, no changes to Michigan registry”

Treatment of sex offenders depends on whether they’ve challenged rules

Here’s an interesting article from the Detroit Free Press about the confusion surrounding enforcement of Michigan’s sex offender registry laws following a federal court ruling that provisions of the law were unconstitutional. Apparently, no one knows exactly what the law requires or how it is supposed to be enforced. WASHINGTON — Eight months after the U.S.Continue reading “Treatment of sex offenders depends on whether they’ve challenged rules”