[LINK] more on sexting teens - one group at least

Glen Turner gdt at gdt.id.au
Thu Apr 2 12:46:24 AEDT 2009

Jan Whitaker wrote:
> Court has common sense:
> Following up on the "sexting" case we've discussed in recent days, 
> oliphaunt sends word from the Times-Tribune that a New Jersey federal 
> judge has ordered the prosecutor not to file charges in the cases of 
> three teenage girls whose cell phones were confiscated. "Wyoming [NJ] 
> County District Attorney George Skumanick Jr. cannot charge three 
> teenage girls who appeared in photographs seminude traded by 
> classmates last year, a judge ruled Monday. US District Judge James 
> M. Munley granted a request by the American Civil Liberties Union to 
> temporarily stop Mr. Skumanick from filing felony charges against the 
> Tunkhannock Area School District students."
> http://yro.slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=09/03/31/215247&from=rss

Particularly interesting in that case is the wide powers of the
prosecutor. Rather disturbingly he "reminded" other parents who
complained at a public meeting of his over-the-top behaviour
that their children could be next to be charged.

  Glen Turner

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