Kentucky Supreme Court holding that lifetime registration was required for Appellant who was convicted of multiple counts of distribution of illegal images.
Federal trial court holding that application of Tennessee's sex offense registration act violated the Ex Post Facto clause as applied to two plaintiffs.
Ohio Supreme Court opinion holding that a state law designating certain individuals as sexually violent predators, subjecting them to enhanced criminal sentencing, could not be applied retroactively.
6th Circuit Court of Appeals opinion affirming the denial of a motion to dismiss on qualified immunity grounds a civil rights lawsuit brought by a plaintiff who spent 19 months in prison for failure to register where state law did not require him to register as a sex offender.
Federal district court in the Eastern District of Michigan dismissing broad constitutional challenge to federal SORNA.
Tennessee federal district court opinion granting preliminary injunction in favor of plaintiff who alleged that the application of Tennessee's SORA to him violated Ex Post Facto prohibitions.
Federal trial court in the Eastern District of Tennessee finding that Tennessee's SORA could not be applied retroactively without implicating the Ex Post Facto clause.
Federal trial court for the Eastern District of Tennessee denying Petitioner's heabeas corpus motion to vacate her guilty plea where state of Tennessee required her registration as a sex offender despite federal law not requiring her to do so.
Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals opinion vacating the guilty plea of the Petitioner who pled guilty as a juvenile to an offense that did not require registration at the time of his plea, but subsequently required registration.
Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan granting permanent injunction, prohibiting in total the enforcement of any of Michigan's sex offense registration scheme to anyone who had committed their offenses prior to 2011, as well as prohibiting the enforcement of numerous provisions to any persons required to register.