Sex Crimes Articles

Can You Confront Your Accuser in a Sex Abuse Case?

Within the United States Constitution, the Sixth Amendment has long served to provide basic protections to those accused of criminal offenses. One of these protections is the right for a defendant “to be confronted with the witnesses against him,” which has traditionally been interpreted to mean that the accused can directly face their accusers in an open court. In recent years, however, this confrontation clause no longer applies to all…

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After-School Program Supervisor Charged with Sexual Abuse

After-school programs are usually a positive thing for a community. Parents who can’t be home from work have a place to send their kids for the few hours before they get home; students get a chance to do homework early, or take a break and have fun with their friends; and those who volunteer to work with these young girls and boys get to engage in a rewarding program that…

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Do California Sexual Abuse Laws Violate Human Rights?

If you are charged with a crime, it is never a good idea to flee while you await the outcome of your case. In all likelihood, you will be discovered and brought back to face the charges against you, and potentially additional charges for fleeing. But a British court is not allowing one Orange County man to be extradited to the U.S. because it says California sexual abuse laws violate…

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