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teenage sexting, Naperville juvenile defense lawyers, sexting behaviors, sexting conviction, sexually explicit imagesThe concept of “sexting,” the electronic transmission of sexually suggestive and explicit material, is nothing new. As long as computers and cellphones have existed, adults and teens alike have used them to send such material to strangers, partners, and potential partners. But when teens engage in this type of behavior with other teens or adults, they can face serious criminal charges. This is because even when they engage in the sharing and receiving consensually, they are sharing pornographic images of underage subjects.

In 2015, a sexting case involving four Illinois high school students made headlines. Two students sent sexually explicit images to two other students who then shared the images with others. All four faced charges for disseminating harmful material to minors.

Examples of Behaviors that Can be Considered Sexting

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