Justices Void NC Law On Sex Offenders, Social Media

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The Supreme Court today struck down a North Carolina law making it a felony for a registered sex offender “to access a commercial social networking Web site where the sex offender knows that the site permits minor children to become members or to create or maintain personal Web pages.” The court said the statute impermissibly restricts lawful speech in violation of the First Amendment. The appeal was brought . . .

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