B.K. v. Grewal, No. 19-cv-05587 (D.N.J. 2020)
Nature of Case: Plaintiffs were both juveniles who were adjudicated of sex offenses and brought a constitutional challenge to New Jersey’s statutory scheme requiring them to register as sex offenders. They claimed that New Jersey’s law violated their substantive Due Process rights by infringing on their right to travel, procedural Due Process rights by the creation of an irrebuttable presumption of their dangerousness, and Equal Protection rights along with state law claims. State defendant’s sought to dismiss the suit.
Holding: The district court granted the state defendant’s motion to dismiss the case, finding that New Jersey’s law did not unconstitutionally deprive the Plaintiffs if their Due Process or Equal Protection rights.