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July 14, 2018 Court Finds Evidence Insufficient to Show Defendant was in Possession of Child Porn

The record at trial showed that a detective traced child pornography images on the internet to an IP address at…

April 23, 2018 11th Circuit Reverses Conviction for Distribution of Child Pornography

The evidence at trial showed that the defendant was downloading child pornography using the file-sharing program Ares. The program’s default…

March 18, 2017 Child Pornography Defendant Lacks Standing to Challenge Subpoena

The Court held that the defendant did not have standing to challenge the subpoena issued to the internet provider. A…

January 9, 2017 Court Rejects Double Jeopardy Argument in Child Porn Case

The defendant was arrested for possession of child pornography and was indicted on four counts of sexual exploitation of children….

December 22, 2016 State Must Prove Defendant Knew That Images Depicted Minors

The defendant was convicted of aggravated sodomy and several counts of sexual exploitation of children. With respect to one of…

November 4, 2016 Wife’s Unlawful Seizure of Computer Not Grounds for Suppression

The defendant was convicted of two counts of sexual exploitation of children for possessing printed and electronic images of child…

September 29, 2016 Court Reverses Grant of Plea in Bar in Exploitation Case

The police executed a search warrant at the defendant’s home and seized a computer and an iPhone. The iPhone was…

May 4, 2016 11th Circuit: Hidden Bathroom Videos Can Constitute Child Porn

In this case, the defendant was convicted of placing a video camera inside his stepdaughter’s bathroom which then recorded her…

March 3, 2016 Federal Judge Rips Sentencing Guidelines for Child Porn Cases

The defendant in the case was facing a guideline sentencing range of 78-97 months for possessing images of child pornography…

October 5, 2015 Supreme Court Tosses Search Warrant in Child Pornography Case

FBI agents received information from German authorities that a certain IP address had been used to access a child pornography…

September 19, 2015 Court Finds Child Pornography Indictment to be Legally Sufficient

Moreover, the Court held that the indictment was not required to identify the names of the particular child pornography files…

May 7, 2015 Federal Court Affirms Distribution Enhancement in File Sharing Case

The defendant downloaded child pornography through a peer-to-peer file sharing program. The program creates a shared folder on a user’s…

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