Info
Submitted by Katelyn Supa on Fri, 04/08/2011 - 6:22am.

RALEIGH, NC (AP) -- A North Carolina judge has declined to rule if a state law barring registered sex offenders from using social networking websites like MySpace or Facebook is unconstitutional. The News & Observer of Raleigh reports that Superior Court Judge Michael Morgan said Thursday that deciding on the constitutionality of the law was beyond his jurisdiction. But Morgan did rule the law had been fairly applied by Durham police. Attorneys Glenn Gerding and Lynn Norton-Ramirez represent two of the eight offenders charged by Durham authorities last summer for maintaining accounts on the sites. The attorneys say the 2008 law is too broad and prevents their clients from communicating with friends or promoting their own businesses. The attorneys say the ruling allows them to take the cases to a higher court. (Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

Full Story »
The content of this field is kept private and will not be shown publicly.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.

More information about formatting options

To prevent automated spam submissions leave this field empty.
CAPTCHA
Please re-enter the code shown in the image below.

Reply