Disciplinary Reporter Case Digest

Attorney ID 24708
Attorney Name Wright, Charles C,
DBP Docket No. 195 DB 2004
Supreme Court Docket No. 972 DD 3
County Philadelphia
Disciplinary Counsel Cathy Young Thomer
Counsel for Respondent
Decision Date 2006-05-15
Effective Date 2004-12-22
Case Digest Respondent was convicted of the crimes of sexual abuse of children (related to possession of child pornography and dissemination of sexually explicit materials to minors), criminal use of a communication facility, and possessing instruments of crime. On each of the crimes Respondent was sentenced to five years of probation to run concurrent. Respondent failed to report his conviction to the Secretary of the Disciplinary Board and failed to cooperate with ODC during the disciplinary proceedings.
Rule Violation(s) Pa.R.D.E. 203(b)(1), Pa.R.D.E. 214(a)
Discipline Imposed Disbarment
Points of Law Respondentís conviction of sexual abuse of children via the internet presented a case of first impression in Pennsylvania.
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