NJ Parolees Remain Blocked From Social Networking Sites

Law360, New York (November 26, 2013, 10:26 PM EST) -- A New Jersey appellate panel rejected challenges filed by four parolees against the state’s Parole Board, ruling Tuesday that the board’s permanent restriction on their access to social networking sites like Facebook and LinkedIn properly balances their constitutional rights and the community’s safety.

In a published opinion, a three-judge panel on the Superior Court of New Jersey’s Appellate Division ruled against four parolees, identified by their initials in the opinion, all of whom have served out terms for sexual offenses and are now under supervised release....
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