Clark v. Ryan, 836 F.3d 1013 (9th Cir. 2016)
Nature of Case: Habeas Corpus petition filed subsequent to state court’s rejection of Ex Post Facto attack on Arizona SORN statute. Federal District Court Dismissed, and petitioner appealed.
Holding: 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, in accord with AEDPA, concluded that state court application of, and reliance on, Smith v. Doe was not unreasonable.