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bijou
07-16-2011, 02:03 PM
A Lake Tapps man accused of child sex crimes is being allowed to view child pornography in the Pierce County Jail in preparation for his upcoming trial.

Sheriff Paul Pastor and Prosecuting Attorney Mark Lindquist don't like it, but the Washington State Supreme Court in 2007 ruled that defense attorneys are entitled to copies of child pornography that prosecutors plan to use as evidence against criminal defendants.

Weldon Marc Gilbert is acting as his own lawyer in his case, and that means he's allowed to review the evidence, which includes more than 100 videos seized from his home after his arrest in 2007.

Read more: http://www.thenewstribune.com/2011/07/13/1744233/lake-tapps-sex-crimes-defendant.html#ixzz1SICuS9dP

Madisonian
07-16-2011, 03:52 PM
Wouldn't viewing the tapes be evidence that he should be found guilty right before they should throw him genitals first into a wood chipper?

hampshirebrit
07-16-2011, 03:55 PM
That totally fucked up, right there. :mad: