Ohio Supreme Court opinion holding that a state law designating certain individuals as sexually violent predators, subjecting them to enhanced criminal sentencing, could not be applied retroactively.
11th Circuit Court of Appeals affirming the denial of the lower court to allow an as-applied Ex Post Facto claim in a lawsuit over Miami-Dade's housing banishment laws.
Federal district court in the Eastern District of Michigan dismissing broad constitutional challenge to federal SORNA.
Tennessee federal district court opinion granting preliminary injunction in favor of plaintiff who alleged that the application of Tennessee's SORA to him violated Ex Post Facto prohibitions.
Pennsylvania Supreme Court Opinion holding that Pennsylvania's second-generation sex offense registration statute is non-punitive and thus ex post facto challenges against it fail.
Pennsylvania Supreme Court opinion vacating trial court opinion finding that Pennsylvania's sex offense registry violated various constitutional provisions related to punishment and reputation, and remanded for fact-finding on rates of re-offense.
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.
Arizona Supreme Court opinion holding that Arizona's sex offense registration statute is non-punitive and that registration could be required even when facts triggering registration were not proven beyond a reasonable doubt.
Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court opinion holding that Pennsylvania's post-Muniz sex offense registration law constituted punishment, that thus could not be applied retroactively in the case of someone who committed their offense prior to any sex offense registry law.
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.