âRevenge pornâ law goes before Texasâ top criminal court
AUSTIN — The state’s highest criminal court has agreed to decide the constitutionality of Texas’ so-called “revenge porn law” in a legal battle pitting free speech against expectations of privacy when sharing nude or explicit photos the subject expected would stay private.
The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals announced Wednesday it would take the case challenging the 2015 “Relationship Privacy Act.” The case involves Jordan Bartlett Jones, a man accused of intentionally disclosing an explicit photo of a woman and her identity.
His lawyer, First Amendment attorney Mark Bennett, of Houston,... read more
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