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September 03, 2019 – Will Child Victims Act prompt false claims of abuse?

August 12, 2019 – Can We Prevent Wrongful Convictions?

May 10, 2019 – NJ makes it a crime for teachers to have sex with students — even if they’re over 18

April 19, 2019 – Appeals court strikes down state law that banned early parole for youthful violent sex offenders

April 17, 2019 – What happens when a priest is falsely accused of sexual abuse

March 27, 2019 – In sex offense cases, what constitutes consent can be complicated

January 28, 2019 – NY poised to ease statute of limitations for molestation

December 15, 2018 – Roll back time limits for prosecuting sex crimes in Washington

November 13, 2018 – Woman Charged With Falsely Accusing Florida Deputy of Raping Her

October 02, 2018 – What it takes to prosecute a sex crime

August 03, 2018 – Youth minister falsely accused of sexual abuse returns to church

July 11, 2018 – Police: Teen lies about rape at Springfield aquatic center

June 05, 2018 – Critics call for change to outdated computer sex crime law

March 14, 2018 – New Jersey expands child pornography law to include ‘child erotica’

January 24, 2018 – Hundreds of cases dropped over evidence disclosure failing

December 15, 2017 – Arizona Law Makes Diaper Changing A Sex Crime

October 17, 2017 – Child sex crimes could be prosecuted indefinitely under Senate legislation

September 30, 2017 – New Laws On ‘Sexting’, Hate Crimes Take Effect Sunday

September 27, 2017 – New Maryland laws underscore: No means no, rape is rape

September 06, 2017 – Kids HOPE Center’s forensic interviewer is seeing more child sex abuse cases go to court

August 19, 2017 – Governor Signs Bill Co-Sponsored by Olsen that Removes Statute of Limitations for Prosecution of Felony Sex Crimes Against Children

July 19, 2017 – PA Supreme Court Declares Retroactive Application of SORNA Unconstitutional

July 13, 2017 – New Oregon law means life sentences for second-strike sex offenders

July 07, 2017 – How Police Missteps Can Derail Sex-assault Cases

June 07, 2017 – Sununu Signs Laws Limiting Defense Arguments Around Sex Crimes

May 28, 2017 – 65th Legislature: A landmark session for addressing sexual assault and domestic violence

April 18, 2017 – “No means no” measure on sexual assault becomes law in Maryland

February 28, 2017 – The Problem of Overzealous Consent Laws

January 24, 2017 – Lawmakers consider bill prohibiting misdemeanor sex-crime expungement

January 06, 2017 – Maryland lawmakers plan to propose bills clarifying state rape, sex assault laws

December 25, 2016 – Attorney general to seek harsher penalties for sex buyers

November 27, 2016 – Montana Legislature could change sex crime laws

November 25, 2016 – ‘San Antonio Four’ exonerated in child rape case

November 18, 2016 – New law could make landlords liable for sex trafficking at their rentals

September 19, 2016 – Changing Your Child’s Diaper Is A Sex Crime In Arizona

September 09, 2016 – RAPE CASES: Surge in NY stats after expanded definition

August 20, 2016 – Decades after ‘lie’ puts dad on sex offender registry, he’s pardoned

August 02, 2016 – Wrongfully Convicted of Rape, a New Jersey Man Finds More Punishment After Prison

July 28, 2016 – Court Rejects Ohio Law That Bans Police From Sex With Minors

June 24, 2016 – Adult Women Can’t Consent to Sex in Louisiana

June 22, 2016 – Experts: Don’t rely on Megan’s Law to prevent sexual violence

May 14, 2016 – Legal Group Weighs Radical Expansion of Sex Crimes

May 04, 2016 – After controversial rape ruling, bill that addresses Oklahoma’s sex crimes laws passes committee

April 05, 2016 – PA House panel approves bill to reform statute of limitations on sex crimes

April 01, 2016 – Harrisburg lawmaker’s bill would change statutes of limitation on sex crimes

March 28, 2016 – Attorney says statute banning teacher, student relationships is unconstitutional

February 23, 2016 – Texas Law ruled unconstitutional, overturns child sex crime convictions

February 03, 2016 – Report finds record number of US exonerations in 2015

January 27, 2016 – New law would ban sending, posting nude photos without subject’s consent

January 14, 2016 – My Voice: Sex registry ‘does more harm than good’