Threads collapsed expanded unthreaded. In July, Denson took a plea deal and admitted a misdemeanour. She will not be allowed to have a cellphone for a year. The young man was also named in the media and suffered a suspension as quarterback of his high school football team while the case was being resolved. Ask them what they know about it. The federal child abuse image felony laws apply to every state.
The young man, who is now 17 but was 16 at the time the photos were discovered, had to strike a plea deal to avoid potentially going to jail and being registered as a sex offender.
Teen prosecuted as adult for having naked images – of himself – on phone
A two-way dialog can go a long way toward helping your kids understand how to minimize legal, social and reputation risks. In most states, these crimes are technically on the books but are not typically used to prosecute similarly aged teenage lovers under 18 who have shared images only with each other consensually, Patchin said. Felony charges were dropped. ConnectSafely does not support prosecution of young people for sharing these images. You must be logged in to post a comment. Loading comments… Trouble loading?