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.
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.