"If you're convicted of a crime and you serve your time, there are very few things that extend beyond that -- like some states have felony disenfranchisements and that sort of stuff," Robson explains."But when the United States Supreme Court upheld civil commitment and sex offender registries and all of that, they talked about it as civil and as not criminal." Now, in evaluating whether bills like the one in Louisiana infringe on First Amendment rights, courts "don't have an analogy, so sometimes they go toward criminal law, as though these people are in prison and as if this is part of punishment." Of course, many people believe that there are compelling reasons for that.OK, so banning sex offenders from accessing most sites on the Web is unconstitutional, but what about banning them in more limited ways?Constitutionally speaking, where can the line be drawn?These are just a few of the both real world and imagined scenarios that have inspired attempts in recent weeks to restrict registered sex offenders from social networking, virtual gaming and online dating.
The question is how much good will be done by banning sex offenders from online venues populated with kids.
The legal category can includes a wide range of offenses -- from public urination to child molestation.
That's an extreme example -- one signaling the need for registry reform above all else -- but it's also true that there are important individual distinctions in terms of the risks of re-offense.
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