Minnesota Supreme Court opinion holding that patients civilly committed to Minnesota's Sex Offender Program ("MSOP") had a clearly established right to transfer to a less restrictive environment within a reasonable time following issuance of a Minnesota Commitment Appeals Panel transfer order.
5th Circuit Court of Appeals holding that denial of treatment during twenty-day convinement in a jail cell to individual civilly confined as a SVP did not violate clearly established law, and thus defendants were entitled to qualified immunity.
6th Circuit Court of Appeals opinion affirming the denial of a motion to dismiss on qualified immunity grounds a civil rights lawsuit brought by a plaintiff who spent 19 months in prison for failure to register where state law did not require him to register as a sex offender.
7th Circuit Court of Appeals opinion affirming the denial of qualified immunity in the case of a police officer who refused to transfer the registration of someone required to register as a sex offender--effectively foreclosing his ability to relocate--on an Equal Protection theory.
Federal District Court for the Western District of New York denying summary judgment to state parole defendants over allegations that certain conditions of supervision relating to contact with Plaintiff's children and ability to attend church services violated his constitutional rights.
Seventh Circuit affirmed district court's grant of summary judgment on the basis of qualified immunity to state officials on monetary claims that state law which allowed for continued detention of plaintiff past his maximum release date due to inability to locate housing.