'Revenge porn' law poised for appeal to Texas high court


AUSTIN — An East Texas appeals court is refusing to rehear a case questioning the constitutionality of the state's "revenge porn" law, setting up a likely showdown between free speech and privacy at state's top criminal court.
The 12th Court of Appeals in Tyler on Tuesday rejected a request from Galveston County district attorneys and the Texas attorney general to rehear a case that led the court to strike down a state law making it a crime to share certain nude images if the person pictured had reason to believe the images would stay private.
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18 May 2018 in Politics, Views: 38
Source: Chron
 


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