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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…

March 23, 2015 Deliberate Ignorance Charge Erroneous in GA Child Pornography Case

The Court, however, affirmed his convictions for sexual exploitation of children, finding that the erroneous jury instruction did not rise…

January 21, 2015 Divided Court of Appeals Validates Search Warrant in Child Porn Case

The record showed that the FBI’s Safe Child Task Force received information from German authorities about an IP address from…

January 7, 2015 Court of Appeals Tosses Pornography Found During Warrantless Search of Phone

Brown was stopped for suspicion of DUI and was subsequently placed under arrest. After being placed in the patrol car,…

November 19, 2014 No Standing to Contest Search Warrant for ISP Subscriber Information

In this case, a detective from the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office obtained a search warrant from the Cherokee County Magistrate…

June 30, 2014 Ex-GA Tech Professor Sentenced to Probation in Child Porn Case

Faiz Al-Khayyal was convicted following a jury trial in February. At the sentencing hearing, the defense presented the testimony of…

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