Ocello v. Koster, No. SC91563 (Mo. Nov. 15, 2011)
The law prohibits totally nude dancing and any contact between dancers and patrons. It prohibits the sale of alcohol at such businesses and requires that they close at midnight. It restricts enclosed booths to discourage promiscuous sexual activity. It requires that any such businesses be located at least 1000 feet from any school, church, day care center, public park, any residence, or any other sexually oriented business.
“City officials have denied an appeal to allow the Pure Pleasure Boutique to obtain licenses to operate, one of the store’s owners said Monday.”
“Child pornography victims could sue anyone convicted of producing, promoting or possessing their sexual images for at least $150,000 in damages . . . “
8th Circuit: “Travelled in interstate commerce” means “crossed state lines” in child porn prosecution and mistake of age defense was properly precluded
U.S. v. McCloud, No. 09-1520, 2009 WL 5092941 (8th Cir. Dec. 29, 2009)
8th Circuit: Intentional viewing of child porn is knowing possession and images alone may prove it is real child porn
U.S. v. Kain, No. 08-3396, 2009 WL 4909534 (8th Cir. Dec. 22, 2009)
U.S. v. Massey, No. 4:09CR506-DJS, 2009 WL 3762322 (E.D. Mo. Nov. 10, 2009)
Sedalia Democrat, Sarah Nail, 9.21.2009
“The Sedalia City Council adopted an ordinance . . . [restricting sexually oriented businesses] to areas zoned heavy industrial and be prohibited within 1,000 feet of schools, churches, day cares or residential property.”
8th Circuit: Receiver testimony, email account billing information, incriminating destruction of computers sufficient for conviction for transport of child pornography
U.S. v. Kiderlen, No. 07-3902 (8th Cir., June 22, 2009)
In Enlightened Reading, Inc., et. al. v. Jackson County, No. 08-0209-CV-W-FJG (W.D. Mo., March 24, 2009), the Chief Judge of the Western District of Missouri granted Jackson County’s motion for judgment on the pleadings on all issues in a challenge to the County’s comprehensive SOB ordinance.
Adult Use Study: Part 1: Analysis of Ordinances of Twenty Other Local Governments, Part 2: Field Survey and Analysis of Businesses, Part 3: Results of Neighborhood Surveys, Part 4: Concluding Policy Analysis and Recommendations