A sentencing judge’s order that a defendant inform the probation department when he enters into a “serious romantic relationship” — and confess to his significant other his history of possessing child pornography — has been struck down by a federal appeals court.

The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals found that the condition imposed by Eastern District Judge Nicholas Garaufis on the post-release supervision of Lamont Reeves was “unduly vague and not reasonably related to the goals of sentencing.”

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