South Carolina Supreme Court holding that there is both a statutory and constitutional right to effective assistance of counsel in SVP proceedings.
Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals affirming that sex offender registration implicates a protected liberty interest and that Due Process is violated when someone not convicted of a sex offense is required to register as a sex offender without a hearing and other protections.
Florida federal trial court dismissing complaint alleging that Florida's practice of perpetual registration of extraterritorial registrants was unconstitutional.
Federal trial court in Louisiana dismissing a lawsuit alleging violations of Due Process and Equal Protection based on treatment of out of state conviction.
Federal trial court order denying motion to dismiss lawsuit regarding San Diego's residential banishment laws, alleging various constitutional violations.
1st Circuit Court of Appeals case affirming in part and reversing in part complex litigation involving Massachusetts Treatment Center, finding no Due Process violations in Appelants cases.
9th Circuit Court of Appeals opinion affirming the dismissal of a civil rights lawsuit alleging that California's "sexually violent predator" designation violated a variety of constitutional rights.
New Jersey Supreme Court opinion holding that subjecting juveniles to more onerous registration requirements than those imposed on adults violates substantive due procress..
California Supreme Court invalidating blanket imposition of residential banishment laws to those convicted of sex offenses and and parole.
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.