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He further stated it was possible to charge a person with online solicitation of a minor after having represented to the person that the solicited minor was around thirteen years old but providing the person with a photograph of a twenty-five-year-old woman. He claims this deprives him of a mistake-of-fact defense. “Sexually explicit” is defined in the statute as “any communication, language, or material, including a photographic or video image,” that pertains to or describes “sexual conduct.” Id. “Minor” is defined in the statute as,(A) an individual who represents himself or herself to be younger than 17 years of age; or(B) an individual whom the actor believes to be younger than 17 years of age. Appellant complains that aspect of Texas's online solicitation of a minor statute violates the rights to due course of law under the Texas Constitution and due process under the federal constitution.
The Texas Legislature has defined the elements of online solicitation of a minor, in relevant part, as follows: A person who is 17 years of age or older commits an offense if, with the intent to arouse or gratify the sexual desire of any person, the person, over the Internet, by electronic mail or text message or other electronic message service or system, or through a commercial online service, intentionally:(1) Communicates in a sexually explicit manner with a minor․Tex. Appellant did not argue or brief at trial or on appeal that the due course of law provision in the Texas Constitution offers more protection than the Fifth and Fourteenth Amendments, so we will evaluate his claims under the Due Process Clause only.
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