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.
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.
West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals opinion finding that state registration scheme was not vague, that a 10-25 year sentence for failing to provide a correct phone number pursuant to that scheme was not disproportionate, but that a recidivist life sentence enhancement did violate the 8th Amendment.
Louisiana Supreme Court opinion declining, on procedural grounds, to address argument that juvenile sex offense registration violates 8th Amendment.
District Court for Connecticut declining to dismiss a prisoner's § 1983 suit alleging violations of Procedural Due Process, where he was assigned a sex offender risk score without a hearing, and was not incarcerated for a sex offense.
Kansas Court of Appeals opinion holding that KORA does not violate prohibitions against cruel and unusual punishment or retroactive punishment in the context of a person required to register who committed their offense as a juvenile.