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RM103: State vs Morger – Illinois Social Media Ban Ruled Unconstitutional

Registry Matters 103 is in the house. RM103: State vs Morger – Illinois Social Media Ban Ruled Unconstitutional. We have an incredibly good decision for our side from the State of Illinois that ruled that a probationer cannot be totally banned from the Internet; it must be narrowly tailored. This decision is great news for those on the registry and their ability to use the Internet.

In New Jersey, the text says “offense free”, not “sex offense free” to be removed from registry requirements; Mom is topless in her home may have to register as a sex offender; State of Illinois versus Conrad Morger – While on probation, a total ban on the Internet is ruled unconstitutional; Detainees in San Francisco jails are held for years with no natural light and other shameful conditions; Utah is piloting a program to afford those incarcerated with a college education; Online child abuse is an incredibly hard problem to solve and a patchwork of laws doesn’t make it any easier; Therapist had an inappropriate relationship with a patient; Inmates cost significantly more money as they age, a batch of articles covers death behind bars and a myriad of problems that go with it; West Virginia inmates that wish to read will be charged by the minute for the books on their tablets;

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RM103: State vs Morger – Illinois Social Media Ban Ruled Unconstitutional