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Sex Crimes Archives

MO sex offender registration: it’s not just about abstract stats

Sex offender-linked numbers and statistics in Missouri can seem a bit muddied and impersonal, with human stories sometimes being muted (victims’ tales, of course, but sometimes those of convicted offenders as well) in lieu of an emphasis on reams of numerical data.

New sex offender registry offers hope, not just harsh outcomes

Current Missouri law potentially provides for the outcome that both a rapist and a person charged with public urination while intoxicated be placed on the state’s Sex Offender Registry for life. The registry does not distinguish between such persons regarding the law’s onerous reporting requirements. Both of them have the same duty to visit a police station four times annually.

Bill Cosby found guilty of aggravated indecent assault

Comedian Bill Cosby has been found guilty of three counts of aggravated indecent assault stemming from an incident where he was accused of drugging and sexually assaulting a former Temple University employee. The jury comprised of five men and seven women voted unanimously to convict.

Forensic science infallibility increasingly questioned

It is unsurprising that legions of Americans all across the country put high credibility on what they regard as the near-magic qualities of forensics science. After all, the processes and findings in that realm have been repeatedly blessed in CSI and related television dramas and movies for decades. Lab technicians working purposefully in sterilized labs with next-generation equipment and technologies simply do not err.

Important questions in online solicitation cases

If you have been arrested on suspicion of soliciting a minor online, it is understandable that you are scared. But make no mistake, you are innocent until the prosecution proves that you are guilty beyond a reasonable doubt. With that, a number of facts must be proven in order to convict you of such a crime. This post will highlight a few of the questions that must be answered.

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