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Michigan's Exclusion Zones

Michigan's Exclusion Zones

2018-08-06 00:00:00
 
• Registrants cannot live or work within 1,000 feet of a school.
• Registrants cannot “loiter” within 1.000 feet of a school, which means that registrant-parents cannot participate in many of their children’s educational activities, attend school activities, or take their children to a park within an exclusion zone. 
• School exclusions zones apply to all registrants, even to those whose crime had nothing to do with children and who have never been found to be a danger to children.

What You Need to Know About Does V. Snyder II

What You Need to Know About Does V. Snyder II

2018-08-06 00:00:00

I. BASIC FACTS ABOUT THE DOES II LAWSUIT

What is the Does v. Snyder II lawsuit?
 
Does # 1-6 v. Snyder, No. 16-cv-13137 E.D. Mich.) (Does II) is a class action lawsuit brought on behalf of all people required to register under Michigan’s Sex Offender Registry Act (SORA). Does II seeks to enforce a successful lawsuit challenging SORA that was brought on behalf of six people. The purpose of Does II is to apply that earlier decision to all Michigan registrants. 
 

Basic Facts About Michigan's Sex Offender Registry

Basic Facts About Michigan's Sex Offender Registry

2017-09-27 00:00:00

In 2006 and 2011, the state legislature expanded the Sex Offender Registration Act (SORA), originally passed in 1994, creating harsher measures for registrants. The amendments retroactively made most registrants register for life and imposed geographic exclusion zones barring them from living, working, or spending time with their children in large areas of every city and town.

DOES V. SNYDER I: Frequently Asked Questions

DOES V. SNYDER I: Frequently Asked Questions

2017-09-27 00:00:00

In 2006 and 2011, the Michigan state legislature expanded the Sex Offender Registry Act (SORA) originally passed in 1994, creating harsher measures that imposed geographic exclusion zones barring registrants from living, working or spending time with their children in much of the state; imposing extensive reporting requirements; and automatically extending registration to life without due process and without a mechanism for review or appeal for the vast majority of registrants.

Federal Appeals Court Calls Michigan Sex Offender Registry “A Punishment,” Bars State from Imposing Draconian Restrictions

Federal Appeals Court Calls Michigan Sex Offender Registry “A Punishment,” Bars State from Imposing Draconian Restrictions

2016-08-25 00:00:00

CINCINNATI—A federal appeals court unanimously declared today that portions of the Michigan sex offender registry are unconstitutional because they effectively punish registrants and do not have a corresponding public safety benefit.

What You Need to Know About the Sex Offender Registry Act (SORA)

What You Need to Know About the Sex Offender Registry Act (SORA)

2016-08-26 00:00:00

In 2006 and 2011, the state legislature expanded the Sex Offender Registration Act (SORA), originally passed in 1994, creating harsher measures for registrants. The amendments retroactively made most registrants register for life and imposed geographic exclusion zones barring them from living, working, or spending time with their children in large areas of every city and town.

August 26, 2016 SORA, sex offender registry
In 2006 and 2011, the state legislature expanded the Sex Offender Registration Act (SORA), originally passed in 1994, creating harsher measures for registrants...
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CINCINNATI—A federal appeals court unanimously declared today that portions of the Michigan sex offender registry are unconstitutional because they effectively...
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