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.
Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court declaring that registration requirements enacted in response to prior PA Supreme Court decision violated Ex Post Facto clause.
Pennsylvania Superior Court opinion holding that requiring sex offense registration for individual who committed sexual offenses as a juvenile, but was not convicted until reaching adulthood, was unconstitutional.
Pennsylvania Superior Court opinion holding that internet dissemination of sex offender registration information is punitive in effect, and thus retroactive application violates the federal Ex Post Facto clause.