TRENTON, NJ (AP) – Sentencing for viewing nude images of underage girls is postponed for a former New Jersey lawmaker who championed legislation fighting child pornography.

Former Assemblyman Neil Cohen (D-20) - File / Photo: NJ Legislature

Former Assemblyman Neil Cohen (D-20) – File / Photo: NJ Legislature

The judge handling Neil Cohen’s case is sick Monday. No new date has been scheduled.

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Cohen faces up to five years in prison for viewing and printing images meant for sexual gratification from a computer in his former legislative office.

He left at least one image at a receptionist’s desk, leading to the investigation and charges.

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Cohen will be required to register as a sex offender under Megan’s Law and be subject to lifetime supervision by the Parole Board.

The ex-assemblyman agreed never to seek public office again. He is likely to be disbarred.

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