The question of whether defense attorneys are allowed to review child pornography evidence — and under what conditions — is being played out in courts on opposite ends of the country.

In Washington state, prosecutors are asking the state Supreme Court to prevent defense lawyers from getting copies of child pornography, permitting them to view such photos or computer images only in an evidence room, much like they would drugs or murder weapons.

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