Sixth Circuit: Michigan’s Sex Offender Registry Is Punitive

August 26, 2016 (Fault Lines) — The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled in Doe v. Snyder that Michigan may not apply amendments to the State’s Sex Offender Registration Act retroactively on people who were convicted of crimes years or decades ago. Imagine for a moment that you pleaded guilty to a crime five years … Continue reading Sixth Circuit: Michigan’s Sex Offender Registry Is Punitive