Iowa Supreme Court opinion holding that where a defendant enters an Alford plea to an offense that is not a sexual offense, the state may not use the minutes of the plea to establish sexual motivation for registration purposes and that the proper remedy is a remand to develop the record.
Federal trial court in Wisconsin dismissing a First Amendment complaint alleging the unconstitutionality of a Wisconsin state law prohibiting name changes for people with past sex offense convictions.
Illinois Court of Appeals vacating a prior judgment holding that Illinois' sex offense registration violated federal and state constitutional principles, in light of Illinois Supreme Court precedent that it lacked jurisdiction to consider constitutional challenges to registration on direct appeal.
Court of Appeals of Indiana reversing a trial court dismissal of a petition for removal from Indiana's sex offense registry on the basis that the trial court erroneously concluded that it lacked subject matter jurisdiction.
Indiana Court of Appeals finding that a statute that requires people compelled to register to submit information on vehicles they operate "on a regular basis" was not void for vagueness.
Wisconsin Court of Appeals opinion finding that state statute that required disclosure of internet identifiers was not facially unconstitutional under the First Amendment.
7th Circuit Court of Appeals opinion affirming the denial of qualified immunity in the case of a police officer who refused to transfer the registration of someone required to register as a sex offender--effectively foreclosing his ability to relocate--on an Equal Protection theory.
Illinois Supreme Court opinion finding that, as a condition of supervision, a total ban from access to social media websites violates the First Amendment.
Indiana Court of Appeals reversing trial court ordering Appellant to register as a sex offender when the Indiana legislature had not specified his crime as one which carries registration as a possible consequence.
Federal trial court dismissing request to reduce registration time under federal SORNA on the basis that the court lacks subject matter jurisdiction, and that the federal statute does not create a private right of action.