Sex Crime News

As a courtesy to individuals that are accused and denigrated by the media, we do not post sensationalized articles – only law-related.

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’

December 26, 2015 – Pennsylvania now allows expert testimony on sex abuse

December 17, 2015 – Justices To Decide If Cap On Non-Economic Damages Is Constitutional In Sex Crime Case

November 15, 2015 – Pa. law fits punishment with crime for sexting minors

October 31, 2015 – Sex-crimes bill would require DNA from johns

Ocotober 29, 2015 – Son falsely accuses father of sexual abuse

October 09, 2015 – Guilty Until Proven Innocent

September 09, 2015 – Teen sexting case raises concern over NC sex offender law

August 27, 2015 – Collateral damage: Harsh sex offender laws may put whole families at risk

August 26, 2015 – Critics: APD botches sex crimes training

August 21, 2015 – Woman works to rebuild her image after false sex abuse claims

July 30, 2015 – Megan’s Law: how California limits its use for employment purposes

July 04, 2015 – Teenager’s Jailing Brings a Call to Fix Sex Offender Registries

July 02, 2015 – Bill heading to Gov. Wolf aims to speed DNA testing in sex assault cases

June 11, 2015 – Veto of juvenile sex offender law changes shocks advocates

June 6, 2015 – Court decision ‘changes the landscape’ for civil confinement

May 17, 2015 – Lie detector tests being used to monitor sex offenders and guide treatment

May 13, 2015 – Va. gov. exonerates sex offender in prison 29 years in mistaken ID case

May 09, 2015 – 15 Years for Sex on the Beach? Let’s Think about That for a Minute

May 08, 2015 – Facing the system: Former UB student struggles as Level 2 sex offender

May 06, 2015 – New Georgia law extends time child sex assault victims can sue perpetrator

April 07, 2015 – Judge: Parts of Michigan’s sex offender law unconstitutional

March 29, 2015 – State laws on sex offenders should not be crafted by emotion