While a ruling is not expected until June, the oral arguments in Packingham v. North Carolina in front of the Supreme Court went well yesterday. The justices seem to be siding with Packingham and believe North Carolina’s social media ban for sex offenders to be too broad and preventing offenders from participating in political and professional life.

Here is what the media is saying:

https://www.wsj.com/articles/justices-skeptical-on-north-carolina-law-barring-sex-offenders-from-social-media-1488225331

http://fox6now.com/2017/02/27/supreme-court-mulls-law-keeping-sex-offenders-off-social-media-tmwsp/

http://www.npr.org/2017/02/27/517563127/can-sex-offenders-be-barred-from-social-media-justices-lean-toward-no?utm_campaign=storyshare&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_medium=social

http://abcnews.go.com/Technology/wireStory/court-strike-law-barring-sex-offenders-social-media-45779088

http://www.dallasnews.com/news/crime/2017/02/27/sex-offenders-allowed-use-facebook-supreme-court-will-decide

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2017/02/27/supreme-court-sex-offenders-north-carolina-facebook-twitter/98481998/

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