Conviction for federal failure to register affirmed where Defendant-Appellant was not required to register as a sex offender under Tennessee state law, traveled internationally, then continued to not register on his return.
6th Circuit Opinion holding that individual has no Procedural Due Process Right to challenge classification as a Sexual Predator where that designation is not material to state law.
Sixth Circuit Opinion declaring provisions of Michigan's SORA regime unconstitutional under Ex Post Facto Clause. Opinion notable for its tone, rejection of Smith v. Doe's assumptions about recidivism, and reliance on scientific evidence.
Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals finding that Tennessee's SORA statute was not unconstitutional Ex Post Facto punishment.
6th Circuit Opinion holding that duty to register and ability of federal government to prosecute for failing to register is not dependent on state's compliance with Adam Walsh Act, and that federal SORNA does not violate Ex Post Facto, 10th Amendment, or nondelegation principles.