United States v. Konczak, No. 11-2969 (7th Cir. 2012)Annotate this Case
Campus police officers observed defendant using public computer terminals to download sexually explicit photos of young girls. He pleaded guilty to accessing an Internet website for the purpose of viewing child pornography, 18 U.S.C. 2252A(a)(5)(b) and was sentenced to 45 months. He filed notice of appeal, but his appointed lawyer sought to withdraw on the ground that all possible arguments are frivolous. The Seventh Circuit granted the motion, noting that the within-guidelines sentence is presumed valid.