Category Archives: Sex Offender Registry
Michigan’s Sex Offender Registration Laws Have Been Updated, And They’re Confusing Everyone. Including The Cops!
Michigan law can be confusing, especially when it’s not something you have any training in, or that you deal with on a regular basis. So hearing that Michigan has updated it’s Sex Offender Regisration rules in a confusing way may be disheartening for the average person from Lansing, St. Johns, Adrian, or Grand Rapids, but […][Read More]
Michigan has been known for it’s tough-on-sex-offenders approach for a long time. However, there’s a difference between wanting to make sure that convicted sex offenders pay for their crimes, and violating people’s rights. But the state of Michigan seems to struggle with separating the two at least according to one federal court. For years there […][Read More]
MI Sex Offenses – Do All Degrees of Sexual Assault Require Inclusion on the State Offender Registry?
Recent bills approved by the Michigan Senate would adjust the requirements for including younger people convicted of sexual crimes, and therefore required to register on the state Sex Offender Registry. As sex offenses can change one’s life permanently, the changes hope to provide an opportunity for teenage sex offenders to successfully rehabilitate and integrate themselves back into society.[Read More]
MI Sex Crimes – Defendants: Has Your Sex Crime Lawyer Given You All The Facts (and Consequences) of Your Guilty Plea?
Every sex crime lawyer knows all too well: regardless of where it occurs, guilty pleas or convictions for sex crimes will have a significant impact on the defendant’s life. In Michigan, the Sex Offender Registration Act requires these individuals to submit personal information to a large public database called the Michigan Public Sex Offender Registry. In short, this is an extensive list of Michigan residents who have pled guilty to—or have been convicted of—certain crimes that are sexual in nature.[Read More]
In mid-October, Michigan Police are launching a statewide sweep searching for convicted sex offenders who have neglected to comply with the requirements of the Sex Offender Registry.[Read More]
Out-of-state police have arrested a 35 year-old Michigan woman for enticing an underage person to engage in sexual activity. The suspect and the victim met each other in 2009 through the popular Internet game “World of Warcraft.”[Read More]
A 14-year Wayne County Police veteran is currently facing 11 felony counts after assaulting a relative and holding her at gun point, forcing the victim to engage in sexual acts.[Read More]
Following numerous reports of sexual assault cases involving alcoholic energy drinks, the Michigan Liquor Control Commission has banned all caffeinated drinks containing alcohol.[Read More]
A 36 year-old Detroit woman was sentenced to nine to 30 years in prison after pleading guilty to one count of criminal sexual conduct for engaging in sexual intercourse with her teenage biological son, whom she gave up for adoption as an infant.[Read More]
Being convicted of sex crimes will haunt you for years, as probationary terms can often restrict one’s comings and goings. A perfect example is seen in the recent case of a convicted Michigan sex offender who was arrested after taking his children to see a popular children’s movie, ultimately violating the terms of his probation.[Read More]