The Second Circuit opinion reversing dismissal of a First Amendment claim challenging requirement that those registered under Connecticut's sex offense registration law notify the state each time they create a new email address, instant messenger address, or other internet communication identifier, concluding that because Connecticut's requirement risks chilling online speech, it is subject to heightened scrutiny under the First Amendment.
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.
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.
Wisconsin Court of Appeals opinion finding that state statute that required disclosure of internet identifiers was not facially unconstitutional under the First Amendment.
Virginia Court of Appeals affirming conviction and upholding state law that required registration of internet identifiers.
Texas Court of Appeals affirming the trial court's denial of a constitutional challenge to a provision of Texas law that requires people required to register as sex offenders also register their internet identifiers.
District Court for the Northern District of Florida held, in context of civil rights lawsuit under First and Fourteenth Amendments, that Florida statutes requiring those on sex offense registry provide internet identifiers to authorities was constitutional, though enjoined FDLE from public disclosure.
New York Court of Appeals reversing decision of a trial court in refusing to dismiss an indictment charging Appellant with violating New York's e-stop law for failing to disclose a Facebook account.
Federal civil rights lawsuit striking down Kentucky state social media ban and internet identifier registration requirements.
Illinois Supreme Court reversed trial court finding that state statute requiring registration of online identifiers was unconstitutional under the First Amendment.