Washington Supreme Court affirming decision of Court of Appeals finding that an order revoking civil detainee's release to a less restrictive alternative is not appealable as a matter of right.
United States Supreme Court opinion finding that, when an individual is in custody for a federal failure to register offense, they are not also in custody for the purposes of collaterally attacking a predicate state sex offense conviction via habeas.
California Court of Appeal opinion holding that old age, standing alone, is not a sufficient basis for overturning a SVP commitment.
Supreme Court of Alaska opinion holding that, for the purposes of interpreting the 1994 registration law, convictions that were set aside do not count for registration purposes.
Nevada Supreme Court opinion holding that the rights of an individual who was required to register were not violated when a state trial court refused to grant his petition to terminate his registration status.
California Supreme Court Opinion holding that a voter-passed constitutional amendment expanding parole eligibility to individuals convicted of non-violent felonies included non-violent sex offenses or people otherwise required to register.
Washington Supreme Court opinion holding that the requirement that anyone required to register as a sex offender in another jurisdiction was also required to register in Washington State was not an unconstitutional delegation of legislative authority.
9th Circuit Court of Appeals case reversing the dismissal of various constitutional claims related to Idaho's SORNA, including Ex Post Facto, Double Jeopardy, and Eighth Amendment.
Montana Supreme Court opinion reversing a trial court's imposition of conditions of supervision restricting internet access, where the underlying offense had no nexus with the internet.
Idaho Supreme Court opinion holding that a gymnasium used by a school district counts as a school for purposes of Idaho's residency restriction statute.