Category Archives: Child Pornography Defense
Jude Faccidomo will present Defenses for Sentencing in Child Pornography as part of The Florida Bar Continuing Legal Education Committee and the Criminal Law Section Advanced Federal Practice 2017 course on Friday March 17, 2017 at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Miami. For more information please click here.
Child pornography cases are some of the most highly publicized criminal matters in the country. Just within the past week, Florida new outlets featured several stories about suspects with pending child pornography charges and defendants who were recently convicted and sentenced. Unfortunately, many of these cases become come under public scrutiny even prior to… Read More »
In early February 2016, a Utah House committee passed HB155, a bill to make it a crime for IT workers who come across child pornography in the systems they service to fail to report their findings. The bill is currently on the Senate’s 2nd Reading Calendar. The bill’s language specifies that IT workers are… Read More »
A recent undercover sting operation resulted in the arrest of 21 Florida men on charges of obscene communication and unlawful use of a communication device. As reported by News 4 Jacksonville, Operation Panther was undertaken by several agencies, including the Florida Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force (ICAC) and the Florida Bureau of Investigations…. Read More »
A Tennessee child psychologist is facing serious charges after his arrest by the South Florida Internet Crimes Against Children and Human Trafficking Task Force. According to a report in the Sun Sentinel, task force members learned that someone was using various hotel and motel internet services to share images depicting child pornography. Through additional… Read More »
Allegations of child pornography are some of the most difficult charges to endure. Regardless of your guilt or innocence, these cases attract the attention of the public, often resulting in media coverage. The accused are tried and convicted in the public eye, long before the case makes it trial. Loss of job, family problems… Read More »
Possession of child pornography charges have far reaching consequences for a defendant. Aside from the general stress that comes along with facing any criminal charge, a child pornography suspect may also deal with repercussions to his or her reputation, family life and professional career. Two separate cases made the Florida newspapers last week, regarding… Read More »