Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court declaring that registration requirements enacted in response to prior PA Supreme Court decision violated Ex Post Facto clause.
Pennsylvania Superior Court opinion holding that requiring sex offense registration for individual who committed sexual offenses as a juvenile, but was not convicted until reaching adulthood, was unconstitutional.
Pennsylvania Superior Court opinion holding that internet dissemination of sex offender registration information is punitive in effect, and thus retroactive application violates the federal Ex Post Facto clause.
Pennsylvania Superior Court decision vacating trial court judgment designating defendant-appellant as sexually violent predator under state law. PA statutory mechanism for classifying people as SVPs unconstitutional.
Pennsylvania Supreme Court held that as applied to juveniles, SORN scheme was unconstitutional in that it deprived them of due process rights.
Pennsylvania Supreme Court holding that, under both state and federal constitutions, PAs SORA statutory scheme amounted to punishment and could not be applied retroactively.