Alaska Supreme Court opinion holding that requiring sex offense registration without providing individuals with an opportunity to rebut a presumption of dangerousness violated state constitutional Due Process protections regarding privacy.
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.
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.
Federal trial court in Louisiana dismissing a lawsuit alleging violations of Due Process and Equal Protection based on treatment of out of state conviction.
Nebraska Supreme Court holding that, under plain reading of state law, anyone who was required to register in another jurisdiction would also be required to register in Nebraska.
Alaska Supreme Court finding that, under state law, whether someone who committed an out of state offense was required to register in Alaska turned on analysis of the elements of the offense.
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.
Alaska Supreme Court held that state statute that required registration for sex offenses in state and "similar law of another jurisdiction" requires similarity between the laws and not the facts underlying the conviction.
5th Circuit Court of Appeals opinion holding that appellant's guilty plea for failing to register as a sex offender was not voluntary on the grounds that his attorney was ineffective.
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.