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Knowing Possession of Child Pornography: The Danger of File Sharing Programs

The child pornography statute requires the government to prove the defendant was in knowing possession. This element is crucial in defending clients who accidentally download contraband through the use of unregulated peer to peer networks. This blog looks at the knowledge requirement, and the forensics needed to effectively negate the knowledge element.

Curtailing Judicial Discretion – Federal Sentencing (Part Two)

The guideline range is the starting point for sentencing a criminal defendant. However, there are multiple avenues at a defense attorneys disposal to argue for a sentence below the recommended range. This article examines the commonly used tactics to get the least severe sentence for a federal client.