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- The Rights of Those Falsely Accused of Sexual Assault in California
In late 2017, a widespread “#MeToo” campaign tore across the country, highlighting multiple incidents of high-profile assaults committed by actors, CEOs of large corporations and other prominent members of the community. This campaign also caused millions of people across the country to reveal information about their own assaults and make accusations against people who may have never been confronted before.
- Limitations of Being a Sex Offender in Illinois
Being convicted of a sex offense in Illinois can lead to severe consequences. A conviction often means registration as a sex offender, which can result in significant consequences to all aspects of a defendant’s life. Understanding the significant ramifications can help a person realize the stakes at risk.
- Basics of Possession of Child Pornography Charges in Florida
Prosecutors in Florida and federal law enforcement agencies fight diligently to convict individuals who are found to be in possession of child pornography. Often, they refuse to plea these cases and will seek the maximum punishment possible. It is important for defendants to understand the nature of the charges against them and the potential penalties that can result from being found in possession of child pornography in Florida.
- Sex Offender Registration
Sex offender registration requirements make the sex offender stigma more tenacious than any other criminal charge.
- Defending Accusations of Sexual Abuse
Research showing children are susceptible to suggestive interviewing techniques by local child advocacy center employees helps defendants.
- How do I Remove my Name from the Florida Sex Offender Registry?
In Florida, a select group of individuals can file a petition to request to have their name removed from the Florida sex offender registry. Due to how serious prosecutors and law enforcement take sex crimes, the ability to be removed from this registry is severely limited and only available in special circumstances.
- Statutory Definition of Lewd or Lascivious Conduct and Potential Punishments in Florida
Lewd or lascivious conduct in Florida is the touching of a child younger than 16 when the actions fall below the level of lewd or lascivious molestation in the state. The criminal code in Florida narrowly defines this conduct and outlines the potential penalties associated with a conviction of this nature.
- Understanding Sexual Battery and Rape Charges in Florida
Florida lawmakers take sexual battery crimes very seriously. For this reason, penalties are severe and crimes are aggressively prosecuted. Knowing how these crimes are defined can help a defendant learn about how to proceed with his or her case.
- Abusing Children Via the Internet
Child abuse has long been a problem, but the internet has opened up doors for more abuse to occur.
- Is It Time for a Change in Texas' State Jail System?
Some lawmakers think modifications are needed to lower recidivism rates.