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Police Back Off on Plan to Take Explicit Photo

Police in Virginia said Thursday that they no longer will pursue efforts to take sexually explicit photos of a 17-year-old in an effort to prove a sexting case against him.

07/10/2014

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Report: Va. Police Want Photo of Teen’s Erect Penis As Part of ‘Sexting’ Search Warrant

A northern Virginia 17-year-old accused of ‘sexting’ his 15-year-old girlfriend could be forced to have his erect penis photographed as part of a search warrant obtained by police investigating the claims, according to a Washington Post report.

07/09/2014

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Md. Court Rules on Sex Offender Database

Sex offenders in Maryland can’t be forced to register in the state’s sex offender registry if they committed their crimes before the database was created in 1995.

07/01/2014

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Supreme Court May Take Up Va. Sex Registry Case

The Supreme Court may take up a Virginia sex registry case after a woman has challenged a law that reclassified her and thousands of others as violent sex offenders.

03/20/2014

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Md. Court: Sex Offender Doesn’t Have to Register

A ruling Monday from Maryland’s highest court calls into question a state law that requires some people to register as sex offenders for crimes committed decades ago.

03/04/2013

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Supreme Court to Hear Arguments on Sex Offender Registry

The Supreme Court will decide whether sex offenders who were released unconditionally before new sex offender registration rules were passed can be prosecuted for not registering.

01/11/2013

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