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.
10th Circuit Court of Appeals affirming the dismissal of a constitutional challenge to registration as being time-barred.
District Court for New Mexico opinion finding that, in the context of a federal sentencing for a non-sex offense, the government could not impose sex offender conditions of release on the Defendant where the offense of instant conviction was not a sex offense and his only sex offense was more than ten years old.
Federal District Court for the District of Kansas rejecting defendant's pre-trial argument that federal SORNA constitutes compelled speech in the context of a failure to register indictment.
10th Circuit Court of Appeals denying COA on the argument that registration constitutes custody for habeas corpus purposes.
Utah Supreme Court opinion finding that an out-of-state guilty plea in exchange for a withheld adjudication qualified as a conviction that required registration under Utah state law.
Colorado Court of Appeals holding that requiring lifetime registration for juveniles adjudicated of sex offenses constitutes punishment for Eighth Amendment purposes, and remanded the case for consideration of whether the Eighth Amendment is violated when the state mandates lifetime sex offense registration for juveniles.
10th Circuit opinion rejecting as-applied Ex Post Facto challenge to Oklahoma SORN.