The Limits to Ordering Computer Monitoring as a Special Condition of Supervised Release in the Federal Court System

By Eric Marcy |   Oct. 29, 2015

There are limits to when a Federal District Court Judge may order computer monitoring by United States Probation as a special condition of supervised release. While it can be argued that individuals on supervised release have a diminished expectation of privacy, wholesale unfettered access to a personal computer must still be balanced by assessing the nexus, proportionality, privileges, and the constitutional requirements that require that such intrusions be narrowly tailored.

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Topics : Community Supervision, Criminal Defense, Probation, Special Conditions of Supervised Release, Constitutional Rights, Criminal Law, Appeal, Due Process, Eric Marcy, NJ Criminal Justice Process, Parole, Federal Investigations, probation officer, probationer | 0 Comments Read More

Time to Apply for Release from Megan’s Law Registration and Community Supervision for Life?

By Eric Marcy |   Jan. 9, 2013

Megan’s Law has now been effect since 1994. While the foremost purpose of Megan's Law is the protection of the community, the legislature provided a mechanism for those subject to the law to seek relief from the court of the very onerous conditions that Megan’s Law places on those convicted of qualifying sex offenses.

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Topics : Community Supervision, Criminal Defense, Criminal Law, Eric Marcy, Parole, Megan's Law | 0 Comments Read More

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