8th Circuit Court of Appeals reversing the decision of the trial court, which had dismissed a federal civil rights lawsuit filed by Iowa inmates alleging constitutional and statutory violations attributable to Iowa's sex offender treatment program.
8th Circuit Court of Appeals affirming the dismissal of class-action litigation concerning Missouri's sex offense civil commitment program in light of Karsjens.
8th Circuit opinion affirming imposition of social media-related restrictions for individual on federal supervised release.
8th Circuit Opinion affirming the dismissal of an equal protection and gender discrimination claim brought by a group of civilly committed individuals in Iowa's SOCC facility.
North Dakota Supreme Court reversing a trial court finding that an individual remained sexually dangerous due to bouts of non-sexual aggression.
Missouri Supreme Court opinion reversing a state trial court finding that Missouri's SORA violated as-applied ex post facto prohibitions.
Iowa Supreme Court Opinion affirming the conviction of Appellant who was charged with violating Internet Identifier reporting requirements over challenges based on Ex Post Facto Clause and First Amendment grounds.
South Dakota Supreme Court holding that the registration requirement for certain juvenile sex offenders, which did not provide the same opportunity provided to adults who commit same offense to have names removed from registry if they obtained suspended imposition of sentence, violated equal protection.
Civil rights lawsuit brought by individuals civilly committed in Iowa challenging constitutionality of continued detention. District court dismissed various claims in light of Karsjens decision.
Missouri Supreme Court held that state constitutional prohibition against retrospective laws applied only to civil, not criminal laws, therefore presence restrictions applied to people on the registry could be constitutionally applied retroactively.