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Supreme Court to hear child porn case
WASHINGTON, D.C. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - The Supreme Court is expected to hear a case Tuesday that would benefit victims of child pornography.
The case revolved around a woman whose childhood rapes by her uncle were captured on camera and widely traded on the internet.
The Supreme Court will consider whether anyone who downloaded or distributed the images can be held liable.
The victim in the case is seeking $3.4 million to compensate for the psychiatric, vocational and legal cost she suffered because of the images.
The court's decision could set the standard for hundreds of other such cases in the future.