Starkey v. Oklahoma Dept. of Corrections, 305 P.3d 1004 (Okla. 2013)
Nature of Case: Starkey, a registrant whose registration term was set to expire, filed suit against Oklahoma Department of Corrections after change in the law meant that he was now a lifetime registrant.
Holding: Oklahoma Supreme Court found, on state constitutional grounds, that SOR constituted punishment, and could therefore not be applied retroactively.
- Supreme Court of Oklahoma Opinion | view via Google Scholar