Federal District Court for the Southern District of California finding that local San Diego ordinance enacting residential banishment laws for people convicted of sex offenses was preempted by state law.
California Court of Appeal affirming the dismissal of an SVP petition, where the state relied on inadmissible hearsay in the form of expert evaluator reports to meet their burden of proof.
Federal trial court order denying motion to dismiss lawsuit regarding San Diego's residential banishment laws, alleging various constitutional violations.
Federal district court granting application for temporary restraining order, enjoining local authorities from enforcing ordinance that would have forced those required to register to place a sign on the exterior of their homes on Halloween that there was no candy at the residence.
9th Circuit Court of Appeals opinion affirming the dismissal of a civil rights lawsuit alleging that California's "sexually violent predator" designation violated a variety of constitutional rights.
California Court of Appeal opinion finding that right to Speedy Trial was violated in case of man who was held for 17 years without civil commitment hearing due to variety of factors.
California Supreme Court invalidating blanket imposition of residential banishment laws to those convicted of sex offenses and and parole.