If I have been on house arrest 3 months and the judge denied me the right to attend church, isn’t that illegal?

I am a 62 year old man who has never been in trouble with the law prior to being convicted of a white collar non-violent crime last year.

Asked on September 21, 2012 under Criminal Law, Massachusetts


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Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

Under the laws of all states in this country if you have been placed under house arrest via a valid court order precluding you from going off site of your home, you are not being denied the right to attend church. You can have someone perform a service at your home or you can attend a service via telephone or television.

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