MI: SCOTUS to consider Snyder v. Doe for review

Today, in a private session, the U.S. Supreme Court will be discussing an important case concerning the sex offense registry. News may come as soon as Monday, March 27th. The State of Michigan has asked the court to review a ground-breaking ruling by a lower federal court, the U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals. The Supreme Court is set to discuss the request for review today; review is granted in very few cases. If they turn down the request – the 6th Circuit ruling remains intact and directly impacts the states in the 6th Circuit (Michigan, Ohio, Kentucky, Tennessee). If they grant review – anything can happen. If accepted for review, the case would not be heard until the Fall. Below are links to the 6th Circuit ruling, news headlines that explain its importance, and the documents for the Supreme Court review.  –Bill Dobbs, The Dobbs Wire

Also see: http://www.scotusblog.com/case-files/cases/snyder-v-doe/

Washington Post | Aug. 26, 2016 | By Fred Barbash
Court says Michigan sex offender registry laws creating ‘moral lepers’

Reason.com | Aug. 26, 2016 | By Jacob Sullum
6th Circuit Says Mich. Sex Offender Registry Is Punitive and, Not Incidentally, Stupid

Mimesis Law | Aug. 26, 2016 | By Andrew Fleischman
Sixth Circuit: Michigan’s Sex Offender Registry Is Punitive

Simple Justice | Aug. 27, 2016 | By Scott Greenfield
The 6th Circuit Finally Said The Magic Word: Punitive
https://blog.simplejustice.us/2016/08/27/the-6th-circuit-finally-said-the-magic-word-puniti ve/

Michigan Radio | Aug. 26, 2016 | By Jack Lessenberry
Michigan’s sex offender law is unfair and probably unconstitutional

Slate | Aug. 26, 2016 | By Mark David Stern
Appeals Court Issues Scathing Ruling Against Michigan Sex Offender Penalties

Request for review by the U.S. Supreme Court – documents

Petition for writ of certiorari by the State of Michigan

Opposition brief for John Does #1-5 by the Michigan ACLU and Michigan Clinical Law Program

Reply brief by the State of Michigan

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Hello everyone,

Well I wasn’t sure were to post this, but here it is anyway, I got an e-mail from Ms Aukerman on Friday night about the Michigan v Boban Temelkoski case. As some of you may know a lot of his case is very similar to the Snyder case. The only exception being it ONLY deals with Michigan Registrants, anyway she sent me the supplemental briefs for Temelkoski and for the State of Michigan. It also mentions the Snyder case a lot in their arguments,the only problem is they are both in PDF form so I am trying to figure out how to copy them so I can leave a linksso everyone else can read them, and possibly explain them to me in layman’s terms.