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SJC says lewd IMs to minors not illegal

Patrick, legislators aim to close loophole

By Jonathan Saltzman and John R. Ellement
Globe Staff / February 6, 2010

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A Beverly man who sent a series of sexually explicit instant messages to someone he thought was a 13-year-old girl had his convictions overturned yesterday by the state’s highest court, which declared that state law does not bar people from sending lewd computer messages to minors. (Full article: 877 words)

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