Pennsylvania Supreme Court holding that, under both state and federal constitutions, PAs SORA statutory scheme amounted to punishment and could not be applied retroactively.
Indiana Supreme Court holding that, as applied and on state constitutional grounds, person convicted of sexual offense prior to enactment of registry could not be made to register without offending constitutional prohibitions on retrospective punishment.
Indiana Supreme Court opinion affirming trial court dismissal of charges against person required to register for violating statewide residence restrictions on state constitutional grounds.
Iowa Supreme Court affirming judgment of trial court that petition by person on registry seeking declaratory relief that residence restrictions did not apply to him was without merit.
Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals finding that Tennessee's SORA statute was not unconstitutional Ex Post Facto punishment.
Kentucky Supreme Court decision finding that, despite civil intent, residence restrictions were so punitive as to negate civil intent. Thus, their application to persons who had committed their offenses prior to their enactment violated state and federal constitutional prohibitions on ex post facto laws.
Indiana Supreme Court holding that application of Indiana's SORN to individual who had committed an out-of-state offense did not constitute an Ex Post Facto violation.
6th Circuit Opinion holding that duty to register and ability of federal government to prosecute for failing to register is not dependent on state's compliance with Adam Walsh Act, and that federal SORNA does not violate Ex Post Facto, 10th Amendment, or nondelegation principles.
United States Supreme Court Opinion holding that Alaska's sex offense registry was non-punitive, and thus did not violate Ex Post Facto provisions.
United States Supreme Court decision holding that state civil commitment scheme did not violate Due Process, Ex Post Facto, or Double Jeopardy constitutional provisions.