2nd Circuit Court of Appeals affirming a federal trial court's finding that even if Plaintiff was "seized" during verification visits by contract employees of the state (Parents for Megan's Law), that the seizure was not unreasonable in light of the application of the special needs doctrine.
Federal trial court in Southern District of New York granting preliminary injunction halting imposition of sex offense registry and parole requirements in case of plaintiff who committed no sexual offense.
New York Court of Appeals holding that individual who was not a "sex offender" in another state, but nevertheless required to register there, did not have to register in New York state.
New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division, holding that SARA-related housing restrictions did not apply to individual who was serving a sentence for a non-sexual offense.
New York Appellate Division affirming the decision of a trial court dismissing an administrative appeal wherein a former New York resident was required to continue registering as a sex offender in New York.
New York Court of Appeals held that doctrine of field preemption meant that counties could not enact their own ordinances restricting where people on the sex offense registry could reside.