Illinois Court of Appeals opinion affirming the conviction of a defendant who was required to register as a sex offender and violated a state law that prohibited registrants with offenses related to children from taking photographs of children.
Federal trial court holding that application of Tennessee's sex offense registration act violated the Ex Post Facto clause as applied to two plaintiffs.
Wisconsin Court of Appeals opinion holding, in the context of an appeal over the stay of a juvenile sex offender registration order, that the inability to change one's name under state law does not implicate the freedom of expression.
11th Circuit Court of Appeals opinion holding that lifetime computer restrictions for an individual on supervised release did not violate the First Amendment.
Federal trial court opinion granting a motion for summary judgment, finding that the placement of Halloween signs on plaintiffs' property did not violate various constitutional rights.
Louisiana Supreme Court opinion declaring unconstitutional under the 1st Amendment a provision of Louisiana law requiring those with past sex offense convictions to carry an identification card branded with the words "sex offender."
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.