Aug 8, 2014 13:12 BR lawyer admits to child porn charge in federal court BR lawyer admits to child porn charge in federal court BR man received photos for 3 years Advocate staff report| Aug. 08, 2014 Comments A Baton Rouge lawyer accused in May of receiving child pornography over a three-year span pleaded guilty Thursday in federal district court. William Steven Mannear, 62, faces a prison term of five to 20 years, said his attorney, Jim Boren. U.S. District Judge Shelly Dick did not set a sentencing date. Prosecutors alleged in a bill of information that Mannear used a computer to knowingly receive child porn from August 2009 through September 2012. The FBI, East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office and Naval Criminal Investigative Service investigated the matter.