Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

Our first interim Stat Pack for October Term 2016, prepared by Kedar Bhatia, is available at this link.

Snyder v. Doe

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
16-768 6th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issue: Whether retroactively applying a sex-offender-registry law that classifies offenders into tiers based on crime of conviction, requires certain offenders to register for life, requires offenders to report in person periodically and within days of certain changes to registry information, and restricts offenders' activities within school zones imposes “punishment” in violation of the ex post facto clause.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders
Nov 14 2016Application (16A482) for a stay, submitted to Justice Kagan.
Nov 15 2016Application (16A482) denied by Justice Kagan.
Dec 14 2016Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due January 17, 2017)
Dec 28 2016Order extending time to file response to petition to and including February 16, 2017.
Feb 16 2017Brief of respondents John Does #1-5, et al. in opposition filed.
Mar 6 2017Reply of petitioners Rick Snyder, Governor of Michigan, et al. filed.
Mar 8 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of March 24, 2017.
Mar 27 2017The Acting Solicitor General is invited to file a brief in this case expressing the views of the United States.
Term Snapshot