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Sex Offenders Challenge Residency Rules
A couple of centuries ago, an adulterous woman would be forced to wear a scarlet "A" around her neck. Later, small-town newspapers told who was arrested for all kinds of crimes. Today, sex offenders are subject to harsh limits on where they can live. Many city and state laws prohibit sex offenders from ... Read more

Sexually Dangerous Inmates Can Be Indefinitely Held
Typically, once a prisoner has served his or her sentence, he or she is released. However, that's no longer the case when it comes to "sexually dangerous" inmates. Such prisoners can now be held indefinitely, giving the government much more power and discretion than in the past. The Decision The US Supreme ... Read more

ThinAir iPhone App and Sex Offender Registry
Update California legislators authorized a payment of $20 million to settle legal claims made by kidnap victim Jaycee Dugard and her family. Dugard was kidnapped in 1991 when she was 11 years old. She was held captive by convicted rapist Phillip Garrido until she was found in 2009. Although state parole ... Read more

Legal Changes for Registered Sex Offenders
  Georgia passed a new law that lessens restrictions on registered sex offenders Hundreds of people are being dropped from Ohio’s list of registered sex offenders because the state’s new sex offender law was ruled unconstitutional The US State Department didn’t know it could deny passports to ... Read more

VAWA Now Covers LBGTs and Native Americans
Since passage of the original Violence Against Women Act in 1994, reported incidents of violence against women in the United States have decreased by an impressive two-thirds. still, violence against women remains a serious problem. One of five women will be the victim of rape at some time in their lives. ... Read more

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I am assuming that there was no force used in the relationship and this was totally by consent. The offense of statutory rape covered involves an age element of the difference betw ...Read more

There is a four year age difference noted in the statute but you being an adult and she being a minor creates issues. She cannot consent as a minor. I would avoid these issues and this exposure. Ed Di ...Read more

Call the police; report it. They will take it from there.

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Is Cohabitation Illegal in the State of Florida?

In light of recent articles surfacing, unmarried couples who live together in Florida may be very surprised to learn that they are breaking the law.Chapter 798.02, a law that was passed in 1868, prohi ... Read more

What are Some Treatment Options for Domestic Violence Perpetrators?

Domestic violence can occur in any relationship, whether you are married or unmarried, or an opposite sex or same sex couple. Men, however, are far more likely to be domestic violence perpetrators tha ... Read more

Can they arrest my brother on my sister's word only?

Q: My brother had a warrant for questioning but when he got there they arrested him without any charges and no priors. Basically, my brother got taken in for questioning because my sister said when ... Read more

New Jersey Sex Abuse Lawyers: Police Officers Accountable for Sexual Misconduct

More cases are surfacing that involve police officers in Pennsylvania and New Jersey abusing their power and authority to commit sexual crimes. Recently two Atlantic County, NJ police officers were se ... Read more

Have I committed elder abuse? He is 77 and spent $ 70,000 on me

Q: He is caring for me as he wants to marry me. I agree to marry him if he pays for my law school. He has been paying all old bills and new bills, taking me shopping. Deposit directly into my bank ... Read more

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