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Prison cell was ‘public place’ for sexual display statute (access required)

Where appellant was in a restrictive housing unit when he called a prison librarian to his cell’s window, exposed himself and masturbated, the cell was a “public place” for purposes of the obscene sexual display statute. Not a clean slate “Johnson argues that there was insufficient evidence to establish that his cell constituted a ‘public place’ under ...