4 results for tag: Children’s Law Center

Sexting Subterfuge – Miller v. Skumanick Decided

The long awaited decision in the first sexting case to reach a federal appeals court was issued yesterday by a unanimous Third Circuit. The verdict: "appearing in a [sexting] photograph provides no evidence as to whether that person possessed or transmitted the photo." In other words, as I correctly opined here in December, a minor depicted in a sexting image is only guilty of a child pornography offense if the prosecutor can prove that they possessed or distributed their image; a teen's appearance in a sexting image (even an image of bona fide child pornography) is not, in and of itself, a violation of current law. As the Third Circuit stated: Ass...

Children’s Law Center 2009 Kennedy Center Benefit Highlights

The sold out crowd at the ninth annual Helping Children Soar benefit enjoyed a beautiful evening on the Kennedy Center's Roof Terrace Restaurant among fellow CLC supporters, advocates and leaders in the legal community. The Honorable Eric H. Holder, Jr. received the 2009 Distinguished Child Advocate award. Mr. Holder was recognized for his long time support of CLC and dedication to the District of Columiba's children. Here are two great photos from this amazing event. CLC Chair Guy Collier, Past-CLC Chair James Marsh, AG Eric Holder and Past-CLC chairs Tom Bulleit and Wayne Curtis Executive Director Judith Sandalow presents AG Eric Holder with ...

The Children’s Law Center Comes of Age

When I created the Children's Law Center in 1996, my biggest dream (and worst nightmare) was that we'd have enough money to keep the doors open for a month. Well I guess I must have been dreaming in color because now we have VIDEOS! See why CLC is the nation's leading grassroots child advocacy organization. I couldn't be prouder!

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How lawyers help kids: Children's Law Center's Health Advocacy Project makes a real difference in children's lives Link