State v. R.K., No. A-2022-18T2 (N.J. Super. Ct. App. Div. 2020)
Nature of Case: Petitioner was sentenced for violating a New Jersey Parole Board regulation banning people convicted of sex offenses from access to social media. Petitioner contended that the blanket ban was unconstitutional and the trial court disagreed, finding that it did not violate his First Amendment rights given that he was on supervision. Petitioner sought review.
Holding: New Jersey Superior Court, Appellate Division reversed the decision of the trial court finding that the blanket ban was an unconstitutional infringement on Petitioner’s First Amendment rights.