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.
4th Circuit Court of Appeals opinion reversing dismissal of federal indictment for failure to register, finding that non-delegation principles were not violated, and that federal SORNA was not puntive.
North Carolina Supreme Court opinion holding that imposition of mandatory, lifetime GPS monitoring imposed on individuals who North Carolina classified as recidivist offenders and who were no longer under state criminal supervision was a violation of the Fourth Amendment.
Federal trial court in North Carolina Judgment and Consent Order precluding the registration of an individual convicted of out-of-state without an opportunity to be heard.
North Carolina Court of Appeals holding that the state legislature's attempt to bring North Carolina's conditions for removal from the sex offender registry in line with federal standards did not constitute an unlawful delegation of authority, and that evidence was sufficient to support the Superior Court's denial of offender's petition.
North Carolina Court of Appeals holding that, absent evidence of effectiveness, imposing GPS monitoring on person required to register would be a violation of the Fourth Amendment.
North Carolina Court of Appeals holding that in light of prior precedent, where state offers no evidence that GPS monitoring is effective in preventing crimes, imposing it on defendant is a violation of the Fourth Amendment.
North Carolina Court of Appeals holding that refusal of trial court to terminate duty to register did not offend Ex Post Facto principles nor Due Process rights.
Civil lawsuit brought by person who moved to North Carolina and was told his Washington state misdemeanor conviction was "substantially similar" to registerable offense in North Carolina. Summary judgment granted for Plaintiff, finding that Procedural Due Process was violated.