Millard et al., v. Rankin, 265 F.Supp.3d 1211 (D. Colo. 2017)
Posted: September 7, 2017 | Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Nature of Case: Plaintiffs, individuals required to register in Colorado, filed an as-applied civil rights challenge alleging that Colorado’s SORA was unconstitutional under the 8th and 14th Amendments to United States Constitution.
Holding: After bench trial, federal district court held that, as applied, Colorado SORA violated 14th Amendment substantive and procedural Due Process requirements, as well as 8th Amendment’s prohibition against cruel and unusual punishment.
Note: Millard is currently on appeal in the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals, No. 17-1333