11th Circuit Court of Appeals opinion reversing in part a lower court dismissal of a civil detainee who brought a lawsuit alleging violation of his Due Process rights in connection with his transport to a court hearing and detention in a jail.
Pennsylvania Superior Court opinion holding that, in the context of an individual convicted of custodial interference, the application of SORNA creates an irrebuttable presumption of future dangerousness and thus violates state constitutional principles.
District of Columbia Court of Appeals opinion striking down as facially unconstitituional the District's first-generation sexual psychopath law.
California Court of Appeal opinion finding that a 12 year trial delay in a SVP proceeding violates Due Process.
New Jersey district court opinion dismissing a constitutional challenge to New Jersey's sex offense registration scheme in the context of plaintiffs who had been adjudicated as juveniles.
10th Circuit opinion reversing lower court finding that Colorado's sex offense registration scheme violated 8th and 14th Amendments.
Illinois Supreme Court Opinion affirming a criminal conviction for entering a park as someone with a past sex offense conviction in order to retrieve their own child.
Federal trial court in the Eastern District of Tennessee finding that Tennessee's SORA could not be applied retroactively without implicating the Ex Post Facto clause.
Utah Supreme Court opinion affirming that Appellant's due process rights were not violated when the parole board required him to complete a sex offender treatment program, where he was convicted of a non-sexual offense requiring registration and made statements in a presentence report indicating that sexual conduct was connected with the offense of conviction.
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.