Maryland Court of Appeals opinion holding that facts which require registration as a sex offender, in light of the punitive nature of registration, must be established beyond a reasonable doubt in the adjudicatory phase of a criminal proceeding.
4th Circuit Court of Appeals opinion reversing dismissal of federal indictment for failure to register, finding that non-delegation principles were not violated, and that federal SORNA was not puntive.
Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals opinion vacating the guilty plea of the Petitioner who pled guilty as a juvenile to an offense that did not require registration at the time of his plea, but subsequently required registration.
Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan granting permanent injunction, prohibiting in total the enforcement of any of Michigan's sex offense registration scheme to anyone who had committed their offenses prior to 2011, as well as prohibiting the enforcement of numerous provisions to any persons required to register.
Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court declaring that registration requirements enacted in response to prior PA Supreme Court decision violated Ex Post Facto clause.
Pennsylvania Superior Court opinion holding that requiring sex offense registration for individual who committed sexual offenses as a juvenile, but was not convicted until reaching adulthood, was unconstitutional.
Pennsylvania Superior Court opinion holding that internet dissemination of sex offender registration information is punitive in effect, and thus retroactive application violates the federal Ex Post Facto clause.
Kansas Court of Appeals opinion holding that KORA does not violate prohibitions against cruel and unusual punishment or retroactive punishment in the context of a person required to register who committed their offense as a juvenile.
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia dismissing a federal civil rights complaint alleging violations of state and federal constitutional provisions related to Ex Post Facto punishment and Due Process.
Unpublished 11th Circuit Court of Appeals opinion affirming the district court dismissal of a constitutional challenge to Georgia's sex offense registry laws, alleging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.