TITLE

Do Sexting Prosecutions Violate Teenagers' Constitutional Rights?

AUTHOR(S)
Sweeny, Joanne
PUB. DATE
June 2011
SOURCE
San Diego Law Review;Summer2011, Vol. 48 Issue 3, p951
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses if teenagers' constitutional rights in sexting prosecutions. Information is provided on how an increase in sexually explicit text messaging has led to a rise in teenage prosecutions of child pornography-related charges. The article notes how different U.S. states approach sexting in different ways including diminishing felony prosecution and trying teens as juveniles.
ACCESSION #
67349981

 

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