Appeals Panel Finds No Error In Admission Of Identity Testimony In Child Porn Case

(May 27, 2016, 12:49 PM EDT) -- ATLANTA — A trial court did not err in admitting identification testimony of an investigating officer based solely on his observations of photographs and webcam videos that were unavailable to a jury, a Georgia appeals panel ruled May 26, affirming convictions for three counts of computer or electronic pornography and child exploitation (Phillip Patch v. The State, No. A16A0524, Ga. App., 5th Div.; 2016 Ga. App. LEXIS 302).

(Opinion available. Document #30-160610-019Z.)

In 2010, Stephen Land, a corporal with the Gwinnett County, Ga., Police Department's Special...
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