Federal District Court for the District of Kansas rejecting defendant's pre-trial argument that federal SORNA constitutes compelled speech in the context of a failure to register indictment.
Federal trial court dismissing request to reduce registration time under federal SORNA on the basis that the court lacks subject matter jurisdiction, and that the federal statute does not create a private right of action.
Federal district court in the Eastern District of Michigan dismissing broad constitutional challenge to federal SORNA.
7th Circuit Court of Appeals Opinion reversing the denial of a motion to dismiss a failure to register indictment as Appellant's requirement to register had already expired under federal law.
Federal trial court in Montana holding that while the court had the authority to terminate defendant's obligation to register as a sex offender under federal law, he would have to seek relief in state court to deregister under Montana's laws.Mon
Conviction for federal failure to register affirmed where Defendant-Appellant was not required to register as a sex offender under Tennessee state law, traveled internationally, then continued to not register on his return.
3rd Circuit Opinion dismissing plaintiffs claims related to immigration of foreign spouses under the AWA and constitutional claims that AWA infringed on marriage and immigration rights.
4th Circuit Court of Appeals decision holding that, despite underlying federal conviction being vacated, federal civil commitment order was still valid.
Dismissal of federal indictment for alleged violation of SORNA on the basis that federal SORNA violates non-delegation doctrine as well as Ex Post Facto clause of federal constitution.
10th Circuit opinion rejecting challenge to federal SORNA alleging violations of Ex Post Facto, nondelegation, and 10th Amendment.