The United Supreme Court held that North Carolina statute prohibiting sex offenders from accessing social networking websites violated First Amendment
6th Circuit holds that Michigan's retroactive SORNA requirements are punishment.
Language in Megan's Law II for lifetime registration as a sexual offender requires an act, conviction, and a subsequent act and conviction, not convictions for two or more offenses before convictions and sentences on one.
A provision of Megan's Law IV or the Sexual Offender Registration and Notification Act ("SORNA") that requires in person registration is unconstitutional.
The new felony crime of corruption of minors passed in 2010 is not the same crime as the misdemeanor corruption for SORNA purposes.
The PA State Police lack the statutory authority to do "letter adjudications" of individuals released from incarceration or on probation as sex offenders.
I recently blogged in April 2013, that a County judge upheld a plea agreement over mandatory registration requirements. That decision has now been upheld by the State Superior Court.
In a majority opinion, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court recently declared Megan's Law III unconstitutional.
Provision of Megan's Law requiring internet posting of photographs and information regarding lifetime registrants was not punitive and did not violate ex post facto provisions.
The Pennsylvania Superior Court reviews Megan's Law mandatory sentences for sex offenders or the "three strikes law" for sex offenders in a case decided in September 2012