Sentencing Postponed for Ex-NJ Pol in Child Porn Case

Thursday, Oct 21, 2010  |  Updated 3:58 PM EDT
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Sentencing Postponed for Ex-NJ Pol in Child Porn Case

Neil Cohen, former New Jersey Assemblyman, was indicted on four counts that include reproducing, possessing and distributing the illegal images.

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Sentencing for viewing nude images of underage girls is postponed for a former New Jersey lawmaker who championed legislation fighting child pornography.

The judge handling Neil Cohen's case is sick Monday. No new date has been scheduled.

Cohen faces up to five years in prison for viewing and printing images meant for sexual gratification from a computer in his former legislative office.

He left at least one image at a receptionist's desk, leading to the investigation and charges.

Cohen will be required to register as a sex offender under Megan's Law and be subject to lifetime supervision by the Parole Board.

The ex-assemblyman agreed never to seek public office again. He is likely to be disbarred

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