4th Circuit Court of Appeals opinion reversing dismissal of federal indictment for failure to register, finding that non-delegation principles were not violated, and that federal SORNA was not puntive.
8th Circuit Court of Appeals opinion holding that trial court's instructions on 'knowing' with respect to a federal failure to register offense were not in error and did not require that the jury disregard Appellant's mistake-of-fact defense.
3rd Circuit Court of Appeals affirming denial of preliminary injunction, holding that federal law imposed independent registration requirements on Appellant even if state law would not otherwise require registration.
4th Circuit Court of Appeals holding that a violation of South Carolina's voyeurism statute constitutes a "sex offense" for the purposes of federal SORNA.
11th Circuit Court of Appeals finding no ineffective assistance of counsel where, despite advice that plea agreement would not require registration as a sex offender, counsel could not have anticipated subsequent changes in the law.
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.
9th Circuit Court of Appeals dismissing as waived arguments that the district court's determination that a defendant who pled guilty to a Travel Act violation must register as a sex offender, where the plea agreement contained an appellate waiver and the sentence was not otherwise illegal.
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.