SELECTED CASE LAW
In 2008 ABCA 39, Mr. G, a 42-year-old man, pleaded guilty to possessing child pornography.
Mr. G was found with 2,000 photographs and 100 videos of child pornography on his computer and CDs. The children in the images were aged 4 to 10 years old and were nude or engaged in “every manner of sexual activity”, mostly with adult men.
At trial he was sentenced to 12 months in jail and 3 years’ probation. Additional orders included a 10-year registration as a sex offender, 10-year limitations on being near children, and a DNA order.
He appealed his sentence but the appeal court found no problem with the sentence. His appeal was dismissed.
Criminal Offence(s): Child Pornography Offences