Colorado Supreme Court opinion finding that a deferred judgment does not count as a conviction for the purposes of a prohibition on a petition for removal from Colorado's sex offense registry for those with more than one conviction for unlawful sexual behavior.
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.
New Jersey Supreme Court opinion holding that legislature did intend for minor, non-sexual offenses committed subsequent to a conviction for a sexual offense to forever bar relief for those seeking to be able to deregister.
Court of Appeals of Indiana reversing a trial court dismissal of a petition for removal from Indiana's sex offense registry on the basis that the trial court erroneously concluded that it lacked subject matter jurisdiction.
Mississippi Supreme Court opinion affirming the trial court's denial of a petition to deregister under Mississippi state law, where the Appellant had not yet met the state statutory criteria for termination of his duty to register, and where the Full Faith and Credit clause did not mandate that Mississippi honor Massachusetts' determination that the Appellant no longer had to register in Massachusetts.
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 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
North Carolina Court of Appeals holding that the state legislature's attempt to bring North Carolina's conditions for removal from the sex offender registry in line with federal standards did not constitute an unlawful delegation of authority, and that evidence was sufficient to support the Superior Court's denial of offender's petition.