Mar 16, · Last Tuesday, a U.S. House subcommittee held a hearing to evaluate states' compliance with the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act (SORNA). That law requires that states scrap their sex offender monitoring programs and create online public registries of sex offenders according to strict new federal standards. Instead of basing the length of monitoring on an assessment of the Author: John Hardenbergh.
In and , the Michigan legislature amended Michigan’s sex offender registration law by barring current and future registrants from living and working in a large portion of the state, restricting use of the internet, forbidding attendance of church if children were present, requiring compliance with onerous reporting requirements, and.
In August , the federal Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that Michigan’s Sex Offender Registration Act (SORA) is punishment and that major parts of the law cannot be retroactively applied. This is the website of the American Civil Liberties Union and the ACLU Foundation.
Jan 21, · ACLU suit seeks changes to Michigan sex offender registry. A class-action lawsuit is under way after the way the state retroactively required people to stay on the registry for life was ruled Author: George Hunter.