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.
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.
10th Circuit opinion rejecting challenge to federal SORNA alleging violations of Ex Post Facto, nondelegation, and 10th Amendment.
United States Supreme Court holding that SORN's registration requirements authorized by Military Regulation Clause as well as Necessary and Proper Clause of federal Constitution.
6th Circuit Opinion holding that duty to register and ability of federal government to prosecute for failing to register is not dependent on state's compliance with Adam Walsh Act, and that federal SORNA does not violate Ex Post Facto, 10th Amendment, or nondelegation principles.