15 April 2014

Military appeals courts uphold sexting convictions | RallyPoint.com

By Kristin Davis, Staff writer
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Troops have gotten in trouble for years for sending sexually explicit photos and messages over text message — even without much legal precedent.

Now, several decisions handed down by appeals courts in recent months demonstrate how military law is catching up to technological phenomena of “sexting” and text-stalking, say attorneys who specialize in military justice.

In what is perhaps the service’s most notorious sexting case, the Air Force Court of Criminal Appeals ruled in February a superior officer’s raunchy texts to younger enlisted airmen supported a charge of maltreatment, even if the subordinate airmen sent similar messages in return.

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