Federal district court, following remand from court of appeals, granting defendants' motion for summary judgment on claims that Pennsylvania's SORNA violated Due Process & Ex Post Facto constitutional provisions, in addition to retaliation and defamation claims.
9th Circuit Court of Appeals opinion reversing the dismissal of a federal failure to register indictment where the government could not show that the interstate travel was not legally compelled.
Federal district court in the Eastern District of Michigan dismissing broad constitutional challenge to federal SORNA.
5th Circuit Court of Appeals opinion vacating a federal conviction for failure to register, where the Appellant was no longer required to comply with federal SORNA.
Missouri Court of Appeals opinion finding that offenses requiring registration under federal law would also require registration under state law, even if they are specifically exempted in the state's registration statute.
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.
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.