New York Court of Appeals opinion holding that retroactive application of SARA's “school grounds condition” resulting in the indefinite detention of individuals who cannot find SARA-compliant housing did not facially violate Ex Post Facto Clause.
New York Court of Appeals opinion reversing, for failure to properly preserve, Appellate Division holding that an individual convicted of sexually motivated first-degree burglary was not required to register, as registration was not mandated under New York's statutory scheme.
2nd Circuit Court of Appeals opinion holding that, for purposes of IFP status, a civil committee does not qualify as a "prisoner" under the Prison Litigation Reform Act.
New York Appellate Division opinion holding that New York state legislature did not intend school grounds exclusion provisions of state sex offense law to apply to youthful offenders.
Opinion from the Eastern District of New York holding that being subject to New York's SORA does not satisfy the "in custody" requirement for filing a habeas corpus petition.
New York Court of Appeals opinion holding that New York's practice of imprisoning some individuals convicted of sex offenses past dates they would otherwise be released for want of legal housing was not unconstitutional.
2nd Circuit Court of Appeals opinion hold that, in the context of military sex offenses, SORNA does not violate the non-delegation doctrine nor the Administrative Procedures Act.
2nd Circuit Court of Appeals opinion holding that SORNA does not violate Double Jeopardy or Cruel and Unusual Punishment provisions in the context of a military sex offense.
Pennsylvania Supreme Court opinion vacating trial court opinion finding that Pennsylvania's sex offense registry violated various constitutional provisions related to punishment and reputation, and remanded for fact-finding on rates of re-offense.
2nd Circuit Opinion finding that the denial of the request of a habeas corpus litigant to proceed under a pseudonym is appealable under the collateral order doctrine, but that the trial court properly denied Appellant's request.