7th Circuit Overturns Indiana Sex Offender Law Banning Use Of Social Media

7th Circuit Overturns Indiana Sex Offender Law Banning Use Of Social Media

CHICAGO - The Seventh Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on Jan. 23 ruled that an Indiana statute that prohibits most registered sex offenders from using social networking websites, instant messaging services and chat programs is unconstitutional (John Doe v. Prosecutor, Marion County, Indiana, No. 12-2512, 7th Cir.; 2013 U.S. App. LEXIS 1528).

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