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.
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.
Alaska Supreme Court opinion holding that requiring sex offense registration without providing individuals with an opportunity to rebut a presumption of dangerousness violated state constitutional Due Process protections regarding privacy.
Alaska Supreme Court Opinion finding, on statute constitutional grounds, that its sex offense registration scheme violated the prohibition on retroactive punishments.
Alaska Supreme Court finding that, under state law, whether someone who committed an out of state offense was required to register in Alaska turned on analysis of the elements of the offense.
Alaska Supreme Court held that state statute that required registration for sex offenses in state and "similar law of another jurisdiction" requires similarity between the laws and not the facts underlying the conviction.
Alaska Supreme Court finds, on state constitutional grounds, that state sex offender registration scheme is punitive and cannot be applied retroactively.