Jared Fogle and the Complexities Surrounding Child-Exploitation Offenses

  Our Criminal Justice System Needs to Reevaluate How It Handles Child Sex Abuse Cases The news surrounding the recent child exploitation case against Jared Fogle – the face of the Subway fast-food chain for many years – is spurring debate about the rising trend of individuals who are suddenly popping up in the news (and in courtrooms) as alleged pedophiles.   Children have been exploited since the beginning of time, but in today’s U.S. criminal justice system there seems to be a renewed push toward prosecuting the offenders, whether it is a direct physical act (such as a teacher [...]

SCOTUS Update: Restitution in Child Pornography Cases Must Be Limited

  Supreme Court ruling Outlines Limits on Child Pornography Restitution Should those who download child porn pay the victims?   A while back, I wrote a couple blogs about the legal battle concerning restitution between people who have pleaded guilty to possession of child pornography and the victims in the photographs. See here and here. Somehow I failed to report back on the Supreme Court ruling. Paroline vs. United States The high court's decision essentially requires that courts find balance with regard to restitution for child pornography victims.

The justices, in a 5-4 vote, reversed a New Orleans federal appeals court [...]

Child Pornography Defense — Louisiana

    Child Pornography on the Internet     Have You Been Charged with a Child Pornography Offense in State or Federal Court?     What is Child Pornography? It may seem like a silly question, but the legal definition of child pornography is not as clear cut as many may think. For example, in order to be considered pornography, an image does not necessarily need to show a minor engaging in a sexual act, it is enough to show any sexually explicit image. This means that even a picture of a naked child may be sufficient to be considered [...]

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Supreme Court Agrees To Hear Case On Child Porn Victim Restitution

Child Pornography Defense New Orleans   Elizabeth B. Carpenter -- New Orleans Criminal Attorney   If you are facing a Sex Crime charge in Louisiana for Possession, Production, Distribution of Pornography Involving Juveniles, it is imperative that you speak with an experienced New Orleans Sex Crime Defense Attorney.  American culture has created a witch hunt atmosphere for those accused of a sex crime; you will have to face hostile prosecutors and harsh public opinion.  Elizabeth B. Carpenter Law is here to defend you and to protect your freedom.  Ms. Carpenter has the experience necessary to effectuate skilled representation for those accused of Possession, Production, Distribution of Child [...]

Who Looks at Child Pornography and Why? — Louisiana Sex Crimes Attorney

Child Pornography Sex Crime Attorney New Orleans   Elizabeth B. Carpenter, Esq. -- Attorney New Orleans   If you are facing a Sex Crime charge in Louisiana of Possession, Production, Distribution of Child Porn, it is imperative that you seek counsel from an experienced Sex Crime Defense Attorney in Louisiana.  American culture has created a witch hunt atmosphere for those accused of a sex crime; you will have to face hostile prosecutors and harsh public opinion.  New Orleans Child Pornography Defense Attorney Elizabeth B. Carpenter, Esq. is here to defend you and to protect your freedom.  Contact us to schedule a consultation.   Serving Orleans, Jefferson, St. Tammany, St. [...]