His case has drawn national scrutiny, but North Carolina's controversial law isn't unique. States require people convicted of various sex-related offenses to publicly register as sex offenders. They don't always make exceptions for kids, even if their cases are adjudicated in juvenile court. Marsha Levick, deputy director and chief counsel at the Juvenile Law Center, said that youth are unlikely to get in trouble for possessing nude selfies. Possessing a nude photo of yourself does not really fit that definition or concern ," she told The Huffington Post. Marina Medvin, a criminal defense lawyer in Virginia -- which does not carve out exemptions for youth -- sees this as a free speech issue, she said.
Share via Email Young women have been told not to take any photographs that they would not want shared with the world. Picture posed by model. An older woman who had experienced first-hand how badly it could go wrong warned that repercussions could come at once, if the image was shared without her consent, or in the future, if it came to the attention of potential employers. This was coming from a fairly liberal and progressive school.
Teens Who Take Nude Photos Of Themselves Can Still Be Treated As Sex Offenders
Share on Reddit There are a number of reasons to think twice or three times, or four times, or fifty times before sending a nude photo of yourself to someone electronically. But, if you're under the age of 18, there's at least one big, glaring, serious reason: If you think this sounds crazy, it is exactly what happened in Greensburg, Pennsylvania after two teenage girls send nude photos to some teenage boys.