In re J.C.

In this en banc case, the Superior Court dealt with Act 21, which is the Involuntary Treatment of Certain Sexually Violent Persons Statute, 42 Pa.C.S. §§ 6401-6409, and provides for involuntary commitment of juveniles who have been adjudicated delinquent and where the Commonwealth can establish by clear and convincing evidence that the offender has a mental abnormality or … Read more

Commonwealth v. Zeno

In 2007, when he was a minor, Zeno pleaded guilty to rape of a child as well as related sex crimes. In 2018, Zeno filed a motion to bar imposition of registration pursuant to SORNA. He argued that because he was a juvenile at the time he committed the offenses, requiring him to register as a sex … Read more