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Supreme Court Rejects Law Banning Sex Offenders From Social Media

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News video: Supreme Court Rejects Law Banning Sex Offenders From Social MediaA North Carolina law banning convicted sex offenders from social media sites has been struck by down the Supreme Court. On Monday the justices ruled unanimously in favor of North Carolina resident Lester Packingham Jr., who bragged on Facebook about beating a traffic ticket, which led to his conviction for violating a 2008 law that was aimed at keeping sex offenders off sites on the internet that children might use.

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A North Carolina law banning convicted sex offenders from social media sites has been struck by down the Supreme Court.

On Monday the justices ruled unanimously in favor of North Carolina resident Lester Packingham Jr., who bragged on Facebook about beating a traffic ticket, which led to his conviction for violating a 2008 law that was aimed at keeping sex offenders off sites on the internet that children might use.



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