Judge sets deadline for revising sex offender law

DETROIT (AP) — A federal judge has set a 90-day deadline for Michigan lawmakers to revise the state’s sex offender registry law.

U.S. District Court Judge Robert Cleland this week gave the legislature until Aug. 21. The American Civil Liberties Union and others have pressed for changes to the law and the U.S. Supreme Court in 2017 let stand a federal appeals court decision that found Michigan was treating people as “moral lepers” by saddling them with excessive restrictions.