West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals opinion holding that any retroactive application of supervised release statute, West Virginia Code § 62-12-26, to an individual who committed any of the enumerated sex offenses prior to the effective date of the statute violates state and federal constitutional prohibitions against ex post facto laws.
Supreme Court of North Carolina opinion holding in a case of first impression that lifetime satellite-based monitoring (SBM) based on Defendant's status as an aggravated sex offender was reasonable under the Fourth Amendment.
Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals nonprecedential opinion vacating in part the district court's imposition of special conditions of supervised release concluding that the district court did not adequately justify restrictions on computer and internet use.
4th Circuit Court of Appeals opinion upholding conditions of supervised release prohibiting social network use without prior approval from a probation officer.
4th Circuit Court of Appeals opinion vacating conditions of supervised release banning individual from the internet, and from possessing legal pornography.
11th Circuit Court of Appeals opinion holding that lifetime computer restrictions for an individual on supervised release did not violate the First Amendment.
9th Circuit Opinion affirming and vacating in part conditions of supervised release that were imposed by the district court related to treatment and employment subsequent to a conviction for a sex offense.
4th Circuit Court of Appeals affirming a condition of supervised release, based on individualized circumstances, prohibiting the Appellant from possessing sexually arousing materials.
5th Circuit Court of Appeals vacating various conditions of supervised release imposing bans on internet access, computer use, and other activities and remanding for re-sentencing.
4th Circuirt Court of Appeals opinion affirming in part a federal sentence for engaging in illicit sexual conduct with a minor in a foreign country, but reversing in part on the grounds that the district court failed to articulate reasons supporting computer-related conditions of supervised release.