Missouri Court of Appeals opinion affirming the decision of a lower court that a Missouri resident was ineligble to seek removal from Missouri's sex offense registry despite his removal from Illinois' sex offense registry.
7th Circuit Court of Appeals Opinion reversing the denial of a motion to dismiss a failure to register indictment as Appellant's requirement to register had already expired under federal law.
Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts holding that amendments to law altering classification could not constitutionally apply retroactively to certain individuals who were classified as "level two" offenders prior to enactment.
Massachusetts SJC case holding that, at reclassification hearings, burden of proof is with the government to establish that current classification is correct.
Massachusetts SJC holding that burden of proof to establish continued appropriateness of duty to register must remain with the government to comport with Due Process in classification proceedings.
Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts found that preponderance of the evidence standard no longer sufficed for comporting with Due Process for tiering of sex offenders, clear and convincing standard would be required.