Judging by the string of harsh comments to this report which use various derogatory words to describe the charges , many people are outraged that such behavior, while improper, is a crime. Instead, they suggest that the behavior is a discipline issue that should be privately addressed by parents at home. In response to these concerns, this post examines the criminal laws in NC that possibly cover sexting and discusses their application to minors. Sexting, which typically involves sending sexually explicit photos or messages via cell phone, is a recently new phenomenon that emerged with the increased use of cell phone cameras by teens. As a result, teens who engage in sexting are often charged with violating laws that prohibit child pornography and obscenity, which were designed to punish adult predators who sexually victimize children. The quarterback in the Cumberland County case, for example, is charged with sexual exploitation of a minor, a felony which requires mandatory sex offender registration upon conviction. See G. Surely, lawmakers could not have intended such a harsh consequence for a teen who sends a nude selfie to his girlfriend or vice versa. There are certainly less serious offenses that would provide appropriate consequences for the conduct without giving a year-old a sentence as both a convicted felon and registered sex offender.
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The Guardian reported that the year-old from Fayetteville recently agreed to a plea deal that will get him out of felony charges that could have forced him to register as a sex offender. The teenager was 16 when the photos were discovered as officials were investigating a wider problem involving sexting in the area. The teen was prosecuted as an adult under federal child pornography felony laws for sexually exploiting a minor. The minor was himself. He was prosecuted for having an image of himself and an image of his girlfriend, but the photos were not shared beyond that, according to reports. Read full story: The Guardian. Skip to content. This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated. Close Modal Suggest a Correction Your name required.
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