Supreme Court weighs how much one person should pay pornography victim

by Robert Barnes, Washington Post,
The Supreme Court heard an appeal by a Paroline, a man convicted of possessing child pornography who had been ordered to pay millions of dollars in damages to the child victim (Paroline v. United States). A woman with the pseudonym Amy Unknown was at the Supreme Court on Wednesday as justices discussed the horrible events that changed her life: Her uncle raped her when she was a young girl, recorded that assault and other sex acts and put the images on the Internet, where they have been viewed tens of thousands of times. All the justices seemed to think that those who downloaded the images of Amy should pay to help her put her life back together. But they struggled to decide what any one person should pay.

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