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Sentencing Memorandum

My lawyer provided me a copy of the Sentencing Memorandum he filed yesterday with the court, the purpose of which is to persuade my judge to impose a sentence lower than the range calculated by the Federal Sentencing Guidelines. In … Continue reading

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The Evaluation

I received a copy of the evaluation from my lawyer today. In addition to the therapist’s psychological assessment, the report delves into the research behind pedophilia and child pornography offenders. The evaluation consisted of an interview and several standardized tests … Continue reading

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Small Victory

I won a small victory yesterday. It’s not much and may not even affect my sentence, but it was important to me, personally. My lawyer called to tell me he received my evaluation from the psychotherapist, and the results were … Continue reading

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Guilty Plea

Sentencing is scheduled for next week, although my lawyer may have to file a continuance if he doesn’t receive the evaluation from my psychotherapist today. One part of me wishes I could postpone sentencing indefinitely and spend as much time … Continue reading

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Final Session

Yesterday was my third and final visit with the psychotherapist. At the end of our session, he said he had collected enough information for his evaluation and would have a report delivered to my lawyer within a day or two. … Continue reading

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The Time Does You

Today was my second meeting with the psychotherapist. Instead of continuing with the evaluation, he introduced me to one of his former clients who was released from prison eight years ago for possession of child pornography. The therapist thought it … Continue reading

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The Psychotherapist

My lawyer recommended I see a sex offender treatment counselor to evaluate me and testify in court on my behalf. Talking to professional counselors is nerve racking when you’re relying on them to deem you sane. It’s one thing for … Continue reading

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