Update as of Aug 12, 2022: The hearing date has again changed. The new hearing date is now set for Aug 29, 2022 at 9:00am
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A hearing has been scheduled for Aug 29 in a federal district court to discuss a motion for preliminary injunction in the case challenging the SORNA regulations that became effective earlier this year. The hearing will begin at 9:00 a.m. in the U.S. District Court, which is located at 3470 12th Street, Riverside, in Department 1 before Judge Jesus Bernal. The hearing is open to the public. The hearing is expected to be accessible via the courts Zoom Webinar link
Updated and additional information can be found at the web page Honorable Jesus G Bernal | Central District of California | United States District Court (uscourts.gov)
The motion for preliminary injunction was filed on behalf of ACSOL and an unnamed individual plaintiff on June 3. The government filed its reply brief on Jun 24.
“The court’s decision regarding the motion for preliminary injunction is expected to be significant,” stated ACSOL Executive Director Janice Bellucci. “If the motion is granted, it could stop enforcement of the challenged SORNA regulations nationwide“.
At least one attorney from the Pacific Legal Foundation, which filed the SORNA regulations challenge, will present an oral argument in this case during the Aug 29 hearing. The judge may or may not rule on the motion during the hearing.
Plaintiffs’ Motion For Preliminary Injunction
Defendants’ Memorandum In Opposition
To Plaintiffs’ Motion For Preliminary Injunction