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Sex crimes are crimes of a sexual nature, such as sexual abuse and assault, rape, statutory rape, some pornography (e.g., child pornography), and prostitution.
Sometimes individuals are unfairly accused of an Internet sex crime. When this happens, the accused individual can face unfair scrutiny from friends and family members. They might feel like their entire life, including their job and their future plans, is falling into a downward ...
The sex crimes trial of Jerry Sandusky , ex Penn-State Football coach, will be starting soon in Pennsylvania. But before trial, the first thing he had to do was make bail. How does bail work in Minnesota sex crimes cases? A Minnesota bail hearing is one of the most important hear...
According to ARS 13-3554, an individual can be accused of luring a minor for sexual exploitation charges if he or she:
- Offers or solicits sexual conduct with another individual while knowing or under the belief that the other person is a minor (under 18-years-old).
A police officer may arrest a juvenile upon reasonable cause to believe a crime, either a felony or a misdemeanor has been committed. Other reasons for temporary custody would be a violation of a juvenile court order or the minor is found in the street or a public place sufferin...
By Shaffer Engle Law Offices, LLC posted in Specific Sex Crimes on Thursday, September 19, 2013
The use of the compulsory treatment disclosures at sentencing violates the Fifth Amendment privilege against self-incrimination.
By Attorney Elisabeth K.H. Pasqualini, Sex Crimes Law...
Sex crimes are different than other crimes. The accuser is often motivated by emotional vengeance and/or financial gain. Motivation of the accuser in Sex crimes. The accusser is often motivated to re
By Shaffer Engle Law Offices, LLC posted in Sex Crimes on Monday, February 25, 2013
Despite its title, 'sexual abuse of children' does not necessarily imply that any physical touching occurred.
By Attorney Elisabeth K.H. Pasqualini, Sexual Offense Defense Lawyer, Harrisbur...
By Shaffer Engle Law Offices, LLC posted in Adam Walsh Act on Saturday, January 19, 2013
Designated registrant's must register when traveling under PA's Adam Walsh Act.
By Elisabeth K.H. Pasqualini, Adam Walsh Act Attorney, Harrisburg, PA
Effective December 20, 2012,...
Most foreign countries do not come close to having the same standards apply for sexual offender registration and community notification as are currently applied in the United States. However, many countries are interested in expanding the reach of sex offender registrations.
If you were accused of a sex offense, it is imperative that you understand the laws and penalties regarding these crimes. Taking a strong stand against these allegations could make all the difference in your future.
Sex crimes carry with them extremely negative connotations, per...
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