Eleventh Circuit per curiam opinion rejecting plaintiff-appellant's Ex Post Facto challenge and concluding that the provisions of Alabama's sex offense registration law at issue, including residency and employment restrictions, homeless-reporting requirements, travel notification requirements, and direct community notification requirements, were not punitive in effect.
Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court opinion concluding that based on recent Pennsylvania Supreme Court precedent SORNA II is nonpunitive in effect and retroactive application of the statute did not violate Petitioner's rights under state and federal ex post facto clauses.
Seventh Circuit decision in Ex Post Facto case, overturning the retroactivity standard articulated in prior circuit holdings and concluding that the critical inquiry in assessing retroactivity is “whether the law changes the legal consequences of acts completed before its effective date.”
Indiana Court of Appeals opinion affirming trial court's denial of Plaintiff's ex post facto challenge which sought removal from Indiana's registry where Plaintiff's 30 year-old out-of-state conviction pre-existed the relevant statutes requiring registration.
Supreme Court of Pennsylvania opinion holding that retroactive application of sex offender registration law was punitive, supporting finding of unconstitutional ex post facto law, even where triggering offense occurred in another state and defendant complied with that state's registry requirements before moving to Pennsylvania.
Middle District of Tennessee opinion granting a preliminary injunction preventing enforcement of Tennessee's registration act against plaintiffs whose respective offenses were committed prior to enactment of the registration scheme, noting that well established Sixth Circuit precedent supports the conclusion that ex post facto application of Tennessee's registration statute is unconstitutional.
West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals opinion holding that any retroactive application of supervised release statute, West Virginia Code § 62-12-26, to an individual who committed any of the enumerated sex offenses prior to the effective date of the statute violates state and federal constitutional prohibitions against ex post facto laws.
Supreme Court of Kansas opinion holding that Mandatory lifetime post-release registration under the Kansas Offender Registration Act (KORA) does not constitute punishment for purposes of applying provisions of the Ex Post Facto Clause of the United States Constitution.
Kansas Supreme Court opinion holding that the lifetime sex offense registration requirement under the Kansas Offender Registration Act did not violate the Ex Post Facto Clause or federal and state prohibitions against cruel and unusual punishment in the context of a person who committed their offense as a juvenile.
7th Circuit Court of Appeals opinion holding that Indiana's practice of requiring registration of individuals who committed offenses prior to the enactment of their registration law, but moved to Indiana subsequent to the enactment of the law, does not violate the constitutional right to travel.