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Pornography

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What is the definition of pornography? When is pornography illegal?  

Pornography is defined as any sex-related material designed to arouse someone looking at it such as pictures or movies. Not all pornography is illegal, but pornography that is categorized as obscene or child pornography is against the law to make, sell, own or view. 

Images that portray offensive sexual conduct, usually determined by the community, can be considered obscene pornography. Images of underage children may be considered child pornography in certain instances. Sexual acts or mimicking of sexual acts may be the basis for child pornography charges or investigations. Child pornography is often prosecuted federally and may result in significant jail time.

Can I get in trouble for pornography at my college or university? 

Downloading and storage of certain images over the internet can be criminal. Much like other cyber crimes, committing these crimes over university servers or through using university computers, property, or resources can result in a violation of your college or university’s student code of conduct. Forensic analysis of what has been downloaded and viewed may be critical in these cases and an experienced college student defense attorney can help you obtain confidential expert forensic help in your case.

What Should I Do If I Am Accused of Violating the Student Conduct Code for Possession of Pornography?

You should immediately contact a defense attorney with experience defending college students against pornography charges because the downloading and storage of certain images over the internet can be criminal.  Forensic analysis of what has been downloaded and viewed may be critical in these cases and an experienced college student defense attorney can help you obtain confidential expert forensic help in your case.

What should I do if I am arrested for pornography?

If you are arrested for a pornography charge you should call a lawyer with experience defending pornography criminal charges.  Forensic analysis of what has been downloaded and viewed may be critical in these cases and an experienced college student defense attorney can help you obtain confidential expert forensic help in your case.