He is serving a 20-year sentence at South Woods State Prison in Bridgeton and will not be eligible for parole until April, 21, 2018.But on Friday, a state appellate panel ruled that Santamaria's conviction is overturned and he should received a new trial."I can't get one of those pictures out of my head," the judge said."For the rest of my life, I will have to die with one of those pictures that was done in your bedroom."The appellate court ruled that the photographs' "inflammatory potential" had the "probable capacity to divert the minds of the jurors."Because the "salacious" and "lurid" photos were taken after the girl's 18th birthday, the appellate panel wrote that they did not prove Santamaria was having sex with the girl when she was a minor.Get advice from others who have experienced same and rub minds together, afterall a problem shared they say is a problem half solved ;) Come on board and network with fellow Christians from around the world, discuss issues based on the christian faith according to the the teachings of Christ Jesus.This is a platform where Christians can grow in their faith and also learn to step out in biblical evangelism.There have been many initiatives to raise the age of consent.Gratian, a canon lawyer in the 12th century, stated that consent could not take place before 7 years of age.
At Santamaria's sentencing, Superior Court Judge Dennis Nieves commented on the pictures.
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