Revenge porn laws have been a heavily contested subject of debate in recent years. As a result, in the state of Texas, the law has undergone a few changes. The following will clarify the current structure of Texas Revenge Porn laws.
Texas Law and Controversy
In June of 2015, a statute was passed that made it a Class A misdemeanor to publicly post intimate photos of a partner without their consent. This misdemeanor was punishable by up to $4,000 and a year imprisonment.
Opponents scrutinized the law for being unconstitutional and an infringement of free speech. In 2018, for instance, a case was heard by the 12th Court of Appeals, and in April of 2018, the court agreed that the [...]