Sex offenders settle lawsuit over living in ‘school zones’

GRAND RAPIDS, MI – As reported in this Michigan Live report,

Three Grand Rapids men on Michigan’s Sex Offender Registry have settled a federal lawsuit against the state over housing requirements that restrict where they can live.

The settlement follows a wider ruling by U.S. District Judge Robert Cleland in Detroit that found, in part, that “geographic exclusion zones,” such as the 1,000 feet provision, to be unconstitutional.

Read the full article by Michigan Live reporter John Agar here.

 

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