In August, the U. S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals in Michigan issued a ruling in Doe v. Snyder that could have lasting effects on the sex offender registry. The State of Michigan, the losing party in the case, has recently petitioned the U. S. Supreme Court to halt the ruling to avoid the “extensive and costly undertaking” of making changed to the Michigan sex offender registry and its protocols.

On November 15, 2016 Justice Elena Kagan denied the State of Michigan’s appeal for a stay.

 

Read the stories by The Associated Press from CBS Detroit and ABC WZZM:

http://detroit.cbslocal.com/2016/11/14/michigan-asks-supreme-court-to-halt-sex-offender-ruling/

http://www.wzzm13.com/news/local/michigan/justice-denies-michigans-appeal-to-halt-sex-offender-ruling/352369233

More on Doe v. Snyder:

US Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals rules against retroactive punishment

Reactions to the 6th Circuit decision

More Information on Does v. Snyder

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