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.
Vermont Supreme Court striking down several conditions of supervision for individual who had pled guilty to a sex offense, including prohibitions related to possession of pornography, warrantless search and computer monitoring.
New York Supreme Court opinion vacating a requirement that an individual convicted of sexually motivated first-degree burglary be required to register, as registration was not mandated under New York's statutory scheme.
Federal District Court for the Western District of New York denying summary judgment to state parole defendants over allegations that certain conditions of supervision relating to contact with Plaintiff's children and ability to attend church services violated his constitutional rights.
District Court for Connecticut declining to dismiss a prisoner's § 1983 suit alleging violations of Procedural Due Process, where he was assigned a sex offender risk score without a hearing, and was not incarcerated for a sex offense.
2nd Circuit Court of Appeals affirming a federal trial court's finding that even if Plaintiff was "seized" during verification visits by contract employees of the state (Parents for Megan's Law), that the seizure was not unreasonable in light of the application of the special needs doctrine.