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Evidence Sufficient for Solicitation of Sexual Exploitation of a Minor

Sexual exploitation of a minor is a relatively broad offense under Tennessee law which can include a variety of different conduct. It can be committed when a person eighteen years of age or older somehow causes a minor, or a law enforcement officer posing as a minor, to engage in sexual activity observed by the defendant or another person, or displays sexual activity to that minor. 'Sexual activity' itself has a broad definition under Tennessee statute, and can include various forms of sex or even just 'patently offense' or 'lascivious' exhibition. Soliciting such activity is a crime even if the conduct is not ultimately performed. In the recent Tennessee case of State v. Ritchie, E2013-01849-CCA-R3-CD (Tenn.Crim.App. 5-19-2014), the Court of Criminal Appeals affirmed convictions for soliciting sexual exploitation of a minor where the defendant offered a child money to view the child in her underwear and without her bra.

Evidence Sufficient for Solicitation of Sexual Exploitation of a Minor

Sexual exploitation of a minor is a relatively broad offense under Tennessee law which can include a variety of different conduct. It can be committed when a person eighteen years of age or older somehow causes a minor, or a law enforcement officer posing as a minor, to engage in sexual activity observed by the defendant or another person, or displays sexual activity to that minor. 'Sexual activity' itself has a broad definition under Tennessee statute, and can include various forms of sex or even just 'patently offense' or 'lascivious' exhibition. Soliciting such activity is a crime even if the conduct is not ultimately performed. In the recent Tennessee case of State v. Ritchie, E2013-01849-CCA-R3-CD (Tenn.Crim.App. 5-19-2014), the Court of Criminal Appeals affirmed convictions for soliciting sexual exploitation of a minor where the defendant offered a child money to view the child in her underwear and without her bra.

Evidence Sufficient for Solicitation of Sexual Exploitation of a Minor

Sexual exploitation of a minor is a relatively broad offense under Tennessee law which can include a variety of different conduct. It can be committed when a person eighteen years of age or older somehow causes a minor, or a law enforcement officer posing as a minor, to engage in sexual activity observed by the defendant or another person, or displays sexual activity to that minor. 'Sexual activity' itself has a broad definition under Tennessee statute, and can include various forms of sex or even just 'patently offense' or 'lascivious' exhibition. Soliciting such activity is a crime even if the conduct is not ultimately performed. In the recent Tennessee case of State v. Ritchie, E2013-01849-CCA-R3-CD (Tenn.Crim.App. 5-19-2014), the Court of Criminal Appeals affirmed convictions for soliciting sexual exploitation of a minor where the defendant offered a child money to view the child in her underwear and without her bra.

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