Court Refuses to Ban Teen Molester from Facebook

November 8, 2012

A 15-year old juvenile delinquent can’t be completely prohibited from using Facebook, Twitter, and other social-media sites, a California state appeals court says. The San Diego court ruled that a teenage boy who molested a toddler and grabbed and detained a teenage girl has a First Amendment right to use social media and chat rooms — in part, the justices said, because his offenses didn’t involve the Internet.

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