Third Circuit opinion reversing district court and holding that Pennsylvania's practice of treating people convicted of sex offenses differently than other individuals for the purposes of placement in halfway houses due to community concerns did not violate Equal Protection Clause.
7th Circuit Court of Appeals opinion affirming the denial of qualified immunity in the case of a police officer who refused to transfer the registration of someone required to register as a sex offender--effectively foreclosing his ability to relocate--on an Equal Protection theory.
Unpublished 11th Circuit Court of Appeals opinion affirming the district court dismissal of a constitutional challenge to Georgia's sex offense registry laws, alleging violations of the Ex Post Facto clause, Substantive Due Process, Equal Protection, and violations of the Eighth Amendment.
8th Circuit Opinion affirming the dismissal of an equal protection and gender discrimination claim brought by a group of civilly committed individuals in Iowa's SOCC facility.
Florida federal trial court dismissing complaint alleging that Florida's practice of perpetual registration of extraterritorial registrants was unconstitutional.
Federal trial court in Louisiana dismissing a lawsuit alleging violations of Due Process and Equal Protection based on treatment of out of state conviction.
Federal trial court order denying motion to dismiss lawsuit regarding San Diego's residential banishment laws, alleging various constitutional violations.
District Court finding Florida statute requiring public registration of someone who was not required to register and convicted out of state unconstitutional under Equal Protection clause.
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.
South Dakota Supreme Court holding that the registration requirement for certain juvenile sex offenders, which did not provide the same opportunity provided to adults who commit same offense to have names removed from registry if they obtained suspended imposition of sentence, violated equal protection.