New Jersey Supreme Court opinion holding that enhanced penalties for failure to register passed after an obligation to register arose do not implicate ex post facto provisions of state or federal constitutions.
Pennsylvania Superior Court opinion holding that, in the context of an individual convicted of custodial interference, the application of SORNA creates an irrebuttable presumption of future dangerousness and thus violates state constitutional principles.
New Jersey district court opinion dismissing a constitutional challenge to New Jersey's sex offense registration scheme in the context of plaintiffs who had been adjudicated as juveniles.
Pennsylvania Supreme Court Opinion holding that Pennsylvania's second-generation sex offense registration statute is non-punitive and thus ex post facto challenges against it fail.
New Jersey Supreme Court opinion affirming that, under certain circumstances, GPS monitoring for individuals on parole supervision for life is justified by the special needs exception to the warrant requirement of the 4th Amendment.
Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court opinion holding that Pennsylvania's post-Muniz sex offense registration law constituted punishment, that thus could not be applied retroactively in the case of someone who committed their offense prior to any sex offense registry law.
New Jersey appellate court finding that blanket social media ban imposed on people on supervised release was unconstitutional under the First Amendment.
Pennsylvania Supreme Court opinion affirming the constitutionality of Pennsylvania's 'sexually violent predator' designations, which require additional fact-finding beyond a conviction for a sexual offense.
New Jersey Supreme Court opinion holding that legislature did intend for minor, non-sexual offenses committed subsequent to a conviction for a sexual offense to forever bar relief for those seeking to be able to deregister.
3rd Circuit Court of Appeals affirming denial of preliminary injunction, holding that federal law imposed independent registration requirements on Appellant even if state law would not otherwise require registration.