May a Judge Restrict a Sex Offender’s Internet Use at Home?

There is a general principle that restrictions imposed as a condition of probation must be narrowly tailored to fit the danger or risk of the probationer in doing something.  For example, a person on probation for DUI often has a probation condition that the person not drive with any measurable amount of alcohol in his or her blood.  The condition cannot be overly broad, in other words.  Can a judge impose a total ban on Internet use by a sex offender if his underlying offenses did not involve the use of the Internet?  Click on the following link to find out.

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