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Monday, March 29, 2010

Child porn conviction reversed

Posted By on Mon, Mar 29, 2010 at 12:36 PM

The 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals today reversed the federal child porn conviction of Terry Lee Ward because his right to a fair trial was jeopardized by his not being present during his trial. The trial judge removed him from the courtroom before the jury was elected because of disruptive behavior. Ward won't go free. He's serving a life sentence on a state rape charge.

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