On the risk posed by those who view child porn

Forensic psychologist Karen Franklin writes a thought-provoking blog post about the prevalence and potential dangers of online pornography. She also writes that those who view child pornography don’t pose a high risk of committing contact sexual offenses. The fact that reported child sexual abuse has continued to plummet in recent years despite the meteoric riseContinue reading “On the risk posed by those who view child porn”

Court strikes 19-year sentence for child porn possession

A federal court in New York has ordered a man be resentenced after it found the 19-year prison term and conditions of the 25-year post-release supervision he received for possession of child pornography “substantively unreasonable.”The 2nd District Court ruling came in the case of Joseph Vincent Jenkins, who was sentenced to 225 months in prison,Continue reading “Court strikes 19-year sentence for child porn possession”

Florida man sentenced to 100 years for possession of child porn

A Florida man, with no prior criminal record, is looking at spending the rest of his life in prison, after a judge sentenced him to 100 years for possession of child pornography.  The story is reported in the St. Augustine Record. The sentencing came nearly two months after a jury found Jesse Graham Berben guiltyContinue reading “Florida man sentenced to 100 years for possession of child porn”