How does Pennsylvania law address among teens, and what are the penalties?
Pennsylvania has a law on the books that specifically addresses transmission of sexually explicit images by minors.
In Greensburg in 2009, child pornography charges were filed against six teens who allegedly created, distributed and possessed nude or partially nude photos taken by 14- and 15-year-old girls, who then emailed them to three teen boys.
Individuals who successfully complete such a program may have their records expunged of the charges.
Sending and receiving sexually suggestive images between consenting adults generally is not against the law.
Such materials are defined as photographs and other representations that show nudity or sexual conduct that is considered harmful to minors.
The laws relating specifically to teen , Pennsylvania has prosecuted teens under child pornography laws.
School personnel reported the girls to police, and prosecutors moved forward with filing charges.