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.
3rd Circuit Court of Appeals holding that PA SORNA constitutes "custody" for habeas purposes, and is not merely a collateral consequence of a conviction.
New Jersey Supreme Court opinion holding that subjecting juveniles to more onerous registration requirements than those imposed on adults violates substantive due procress..
Third Circuit Court of Appeals, in context of revocation of Supervised Release, reversed imposition of lifetime internet use ban.
New Jersey Superior Court holding that legislative amendments to state SORN were not intended to have retroactive effect.
3rd Circuit Opinion dismissing plaintiffs claims related to immigration of foreign spouses under the AWA and constitutional claims that AWA infringed on marriage and immigration rights.
New Jersey Supreme Court reversal of parole boards imposition of condition that registrant was banned from using internet-capable devices.
Pennsylvania Supreme Court held that as applied to juveniles, SORN scheme was unconstitutional in that it deprived them of due process rights.
Pennsylvania Supreme Court holding that, under both state and federal constitutions, PAs SORA statutory scheme amounted to punishment and could not be applied retroactively.