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AP Quotes Distinguished Prof. Robson: Laws on Sex Offenders’ Use of Social Networking Sites

June 1, 2012

In an Associated Press article, Distinguished Professor Ruthann Robson commented on the constitutionality of laws banning sex offenders from using social networking websites. “If we think that the government can curtail sex offenders’ rights without any connection to the actual crime, then it could become a blanket prohibition against anyone who is accused of a crime, no matter what the crime is,” Robson said.

Prof. Robson teaches in the areas of constitutional law, family law, feminist legal theory, and sexuality and the law. She is the author of many articles in such journals as New York Law School Journal of Human Rights, Albany Law Review, Women’s Rights Law Reporter, Hastings Law Journal, Australian Feminist Law Journal, and Yearbook of New Zealand Jurisprudence.

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