Category Archives: Child Erotica v. Pornography

Massachusets v. Rollins, 2014 WL 5470477 (Mass.)) October 30, 2014

Facts: Appellant brought his computer in to a repair shop, where the technician observed more than 1200 images of apparent child pornography, saved them to a thumbdrive, and contacted police.   An officer arrived, confiscated the computer, and called appellant to … Continue reading

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United States v. Private Gary D. Warner, 73 M.J. 1, Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces, December, 2013

Private Warner was charged with possession of child pornography, obstruction of justice, and possession of (essentially) child erotica.  This last Charge (Specification, in military speak) is the subject of the appeal.  For non-military prosecutors, a quick overview of the charging … Continue reading

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United States v. Senior Airman Piolunek, 2013 WL 5878614 (A.F.Ct.Crim.App.) October 2013

Senior Airman Piolunek was convicted by a military jury contrary to his pleas, of: possession and receipt of visual depictions of a minor engaging in sexually explicit conduct, enticing a minor to send sexually explicit images, and communicating indecent language … Continue reading

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