US v. Whaley, No. 08-10951 - U.S. Fifth Circuit
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US v. Whaley, No. 08-10951

Defendant's conviction for failure to register in accordance with the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act (SORNA) is affirmed where SORNA does not exceed Congress's powers under the Commerce Clause because it forbids sex offenders from using the channels of interstate commerce to evade their registration requirements.

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Appellate Information

Filed July 21, 2009

Judges

Opinion by Judge Benavides