United States Supreme Court opinion finding that, when an individual is in custody for a federal failure to register offense, they are not also in custody for the purposes of collaterally attacking a predicate state sex offense conviction via habeas.
New Jersey Supreme Court opinion holding that enhanced penalties for failure to register passed after an obligation to register arose do not implicate ex post facto provisions of state or federal constitutions.
Kansas Court of Appeals opinion holding that violations of the Kansas Offender Registration Act are strict liability and do not violate substantive due process.
Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts opinion reversing a lower court finding that the appellant violated his probation by not registering addresses where he performed home repairs and for performing repairs at an address where a child was present.
6th Circuit Court of Appeals opinion affirming the denial of a motion to dismiss on qualified immunity grounds a civil rights lawsuit brought by a plaintiff who spent 19 months in prison for failure to register where state law did not require him to register as a sex offender.
9th Circuit Court of Appeals opinion reversing the dismissal of a federal failure to register indictment where the government could not show that the interstate travel was not legally compelled.
1st Circuit Court of Appeals opinion holding that venue for a federal failure to register prosecution is proper in the departure jurisdiction.
5th Circuit Court of Appeals opinion vacating a federal conviction for failure to register, where the Appellant was no longer required to comply with federal SORNA.
8th Circuit Court of Appeals opinion finding that criminal sexual conduct and failure to register as a sex offender are both crimes involving moral turpitude for immigration removal purposes.
4th Circuit Court of Appeals holding that venue in a federal failure to register case is proper in the district where the defendant departed from.