Colorado Court of Appeals opinion holding that internet and social media restrictions imposed as a condition of supervision for a sex offense do not offend the First Amendment or Colorado statutory scheme.
Colorado Supreme Court opinion affirming in part the decision of the Colorado Court of Appeals holding that mandatory lifetime juvenile sex offense registration is unconstitutional under the Eighth Amendment.
10th Circuit Court of Appeals opinion holding that a habeas corpus petition filed by an individual required to register was time barred, and that he did not raise a sufficiently colorable claim of actual innocence to overcome procedural defects.
Kansas Supreme Court opinion reversing a lower court holding that jury instructions in a SVP transitional release trial were not sufficient to comport with Due Process.
Wyoming Supreme Court opinion holding that appellant was not eligible to petition for removal from state registry on the basis that he had not registered for 25 years under state law, fact that his conviction occurred 25 years ago notwithstanding.
Kansas Court of Appeals opinion holding that violations of the Kansas Offender Registration Act are strict liability and do not violate substantive due process.
10th Circuit opinion reversing lower court finding that Colorado's sex offense registration scheme violated 8th and 14th Amendments.
Colorado Supreme Court opinion finding that a deferred judgment does not count as a conviction for the purposes of a prohibition on a petition for removal from Colorado's sex offense registry for those with more than one conviction for unlawful sexual behavior.
Utah Supreme Court opinion affirming that Appellant's due process rights were not violated when the parole board required him to complete a sex offender treatment program, where he was convicted of a non-sexual offense requiring registration and made statements in a presentence report indicating that sexual conduct was connected with the offense of conviction.
Kansas Court of Appeals opinion reversing the dismissal of an SVP petition where expert evaluators disagreed as to whether the Appellee met the statutory criteria for commitment.