Federal trial court in the Eastern District of Tennessee finding that Tennessee's SORA could not be applied retroactively without implicating the Ex Post Facto clause.
Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan granting permanent injunction, prohibiting in total the enforcement of any of Michigan's sex offense registration scheme to anyone who had committed their offenses prior to 2011, as well as prohibiting the enforcement of numerous provisions to any persons required to register.
Wisconsin Court of Appeals opinion finding that state statute that required disclosure of internet identifiers was not facially unconstitutional under the First Amendment.
Virginia Court of Appeals reversing trial court's imposition of general internet usage restriction as a condition of probation without articulating why such a condition would be narrowly tailored.
Illinois Supreme Court opinion finding that, as a condition of supervision, a total ban from access to social media websites violates the First Amendment.
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.
Federal trial court issuing a preliminary injunction prohibiting Georgia sherriff from placing signs in the front of homes of people required to register as sex offenders on Halloween.
Federal trial court in Minnesota refusing to dismiss a civil rights lawsuit alleging constitutional violations stemming from MSOP officials refusing to allow family visitations with civilly committed individual.
11th Circuit Court of Appeals opinion finding that civil commitment center's ban on committee's publication and subsequent page-limitations did not offend First Amendment rights.
Virginia Court of Appeals affirming conviction and upholding state law that required registration of internet identifiers.