Fourth Circuit opinion rejecting Plaintiff-Appellant's Equal Protection and Eighth Amendment claims where a plea to a lesser offense resulted in worse treatment under the registry, holding that differential treatment between the charges of "carnal knowledge" and "indecent liberties" passed rationale basis scrutiny and that Virginia's registry scheme does not violate the Eighth Amendment's prohibition against "cruel and unusual punishment" because it is not punitive.
Kansas Supreme Court opinion holding that the lifetime sex offense registration requirement under the Kansas Offender Registration Act did not violate the Ex Post Facto Clause or federal and state prohibitions against cruel and unusual punishment in the context of a person who committed their offense as a juvenile.
Colorado Supreme Court opinion affirming in part the decision of the Colorado Court of Appeals holding that mandatory lifetime juvenile sex offense registration is unconstitutional under the Eighth Amendment.
Illinois district court opinion finding that the Illinois' Department of Corrections policy of prohibiting more than one registrant from residing at an address while on supervision to be unconstitutional under the 8th and 14th Amendments.
Federal district court opinion finding no constitutional violation with regard to Nebraska requiring juveniles adjudicated out of state and registered privately in their respective states to be placed on Nebraska's public registry upon moving there.
New York Court of Appeals opinion holding that New York's practice of imprisoning some individuals convicted of sex offenses past dates they would otherwise be released for want of legal housing was not unconstitutional.
Federal district court in the Eastern District of Michigan dismissing broad constitutional challenge to federal SORNA.
10th Circuit opinion reversing lower court finding that Colorado's sex offense registration scheme violated 8th and 14th Amendments.
2nd Circuit Court of Appeals opinion holding that SORNA does not violate Double Jeopardy or Cruel and Unusual Punishment provisions in the context of a military sex offense.
Pennsylvania Supreme Court opinion vacating trial court opinion finding that Pennsylvania's sex offense registry violated various constitutional provisions related to punishment and reputation, and remanded for fact-finding on rates of re-offense.