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Child Pornography Charges in MN: What If You Didn’t Know You Had It?
Child Pornography Charges in MN: What If You Didn’t Know You Had It?
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Sex crimes involving children are some of the most particularly grievous and thus carry some of the most severe criminal consequences. They also often permanently damage an offender’s reputation.


What you may not know is that not all sex crimes committed against children involve actual sex acts — or any contact with a child at all.


In Minnesota and nationwide, it is a crime to possess sexually explicit images or videos of a child. So with the

Sex Crimes in Minnesota – The Most Frequently Asked Questions
Sex Crimes in Minnesota – The Most Frequently Asked Questions
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Because sex crimes are highly stigmatized, most people are afraid to ask any questions at all, leaving the subject shrouded in mystery to some degree. There are also many myths and common misunderstandings about Minnesota sex crime laws.


Today, we’re addressing some of the most frequently asked questions regarding this category of offense in our state.


How Does Minnesota Define Rape and Sexual Assault Crimes?


In Minnesota, rape and sexual assault are referred to as “

Could Minnesotans Soon Face “Long Distance Sexual Assault” Charges?
Could Minnesotans Soon Face “Long Distance Sexual Assault” Charges?
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Advancements in technology have created a lot of opportunities to connect ourselves with everyday objects. We can locate our phone with our watch, start our cars from our living room, set off alarms from remote distances, activate sex toys through the walls…


Wait, what?


Don’t worry, you haven’t stumbled onto a website that you didn’t intend to visit. Recent advancements in technology have created new ways for people to use sex toys on others… without even being

What Minnesota Parents Need to Know about State Sexting Laws
What Minnesota Parents Need to Know about State Sexting Laws
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Very few people would attempt to justify child pornography. It is something that cruelly victimizes minors and can injure them both physically and emotionally. Moreover, it is something that is often associated with child trafficking.


Because of this, it isn’t at all surprising that both state and federal governments have created specific laws banning child pornography, or that stopping crimes associated with it is a priority for just about every law enforcement agency. Or that those convicted –



With offices in Minneapolis and Stillwater, Minnesota, Keyser Law, P.A. handles cases throughout the Minneapolis-St. Paul metropolitan area including:




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