Sex Crimes Articles

What is Revenge Porn? (PC 647(j)(4))

You are probably familiar with the term “revenge porn.” Laws making revenge porn illegal in California went into effect in 2014 and they came to greater prominence after an incident involving celebrities Rob Kardashian and Blac Chyna in 2017. Although you may have heard the phrase “revenge porn” before, you may not know exactly what the term means. Let’s take a closer look at the definition of revenge porn under…

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What Must the Prosecution Prove to Convict You of Revenge Porn? (PC 647(j)(4))

You could face up to six months in county jail and fines of up to $1,000 if you are convicted of violating revenge porn laws under California Penal Code Section 647(j)(4). In order to convict you under revenge porn laws in California, the prosecution must prove all of the following elements of the crime: You have an image of the intimate body part of another identifiable person, or an image…

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