Possession of Child Pornography Conviction Violated First Amendment

Possession of Child Pornography - court holds prosecution of accused for “collaged” images violated First Amendment.

  • In this landmark First Amendment decision, the first of its kind in the United States, the Court held that the government could not prosecute a man for the “thought crime” of collaging together images where no child was actually exploited or harmed. This is precisely why people turn to appeal attorneys in New Hampshire and elsewhere.
  • Right Vindicated: First Amendment — Freedom of Speech and Freedom of Thought
  • Read Ted’s Brief on Appeal
  • Read the Court’s Decision Overturning the Conviction. State v. Marshall Zidel,156 N.H. 684, 940 A.2d 255 (2008).