CASE LAW UPDATE: Can a social networking ban be imposed as a condition of supervised release?
Defendant had a history of cyber bullying. He was placed on supervised release. A special condition of supervised release was imposed which prohibited him from using social networking sites. Defendant challenged the special condition. The Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals held that the condition was reasonably related to his history of cyber bullying. Affirmed.
United States v. Gurley, 19-2067, per curiam. Appealed from the United States District Court, Western District of Missouri.
Minnesota Criminal Defense Lawyer Lynne Torgerson was not attorney of record in this case.