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Sex Offender Registration: An Overview
Who is required to register as a sex offender, what registration means, and the penalties for failing to register. ... READ MORE

Who Must Register as a Sex Offender?
The duty to register as a sex offender is triggered by certain criminal convictions. Basically, each state has a list of crimes that—if a person is convicted—require registration. (In California, for example, the list of registerable offense is in Penal Code section 290.) Federal law also imposes a registration requirement for defendants convicted of certain federal crimes. ... READ MORE

Failure to Register as a Sex Offender
Sex offenders who don’t register or fail to abide by registration requirements can be prosecuted for “failure to register.” Failure to register is a crime in every state. And, under certain circumstances, failure to register can lead to federal charges. ... READ MORE

Are Juvenile Offenders Subject to Sex Offender Registration Laws?
Every state has sex offender registration laws. Learn about how these laws apply to juvenile sex offenders and how registration requirements different for underage defendants. ... READ MORE

What Does Sex Offender Registration Entail?
Read about the requirements of sex offender registration, including where and how often a sex offender must register. ... READ MORE

The History of Sex Offender Registration Laws
The District of Columbia and all 50 states now have laws requiring persons convicted of sex offenses to register with local law enforcement. Here’s an overview of how these laws evolved. ... READ MORE

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

Frequently Asked Questions About Sex Offender Registration
Sex offender registration: Who has to register, what registration entails, and the penalties for failing to register ... READ MORE

 

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The statute governs regardless of what the plea agreement says. However, T.C.A. § 40-39-207, titled "Petition to terminate offender participation in registration program; record expungement; ...Read more

Megan's law is certainly a tricky subject and the challenge is that it is never a part of negotiations because it is mandatory with certain charges.  There is new Supreme Court law in the Commonw ...Read more

A criminal prosecution has to be in the county where the crime occurred.

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Can a 16-year-old have sex with a 19-year -old in Pennsylvania?

Q: Can a 16-year-old have sex with 19-year-old legally? And if everything is 100% consensual. A: Not a good idea. Corruption of Minors charges could be filed. I have seen this happen for a variety of ... Read more

What legally could happen to my daughter?

Q: My daughter 19 was in a relationship on and off with a 17-year old male. Both sets of parents knew about relationship. In April, my daughter found out she was pregnant and now the mother of the boy ... Read more

Sex Crimes Lawyer, Carissa Jakobe Talks About Sex Crimes Consequence Part-3

What are Arizona sex crimes consequences for Sexual Exploitation? Sexual exploitation of a minor, if victim 15, 16, or 17 is defined as knowingly recording, filming, photographing, developing, or dupl ... Read more

Sex Crimes Lawyer, Carissa Jakobe Talks About Sex Crimes Consequence Part-2

What are Arizona sex crimes consequences for Unlawful Mutilation? Unlawful mutilation with victim 15, 16, or 17 is described as; unlawful to: Mutilate a female under 18 Knowingly transport a female un ... Read more

Sex Crimes Lawyer, Carissa Jakobe Talks About Sex Crimes Consequence Part-1

What are Arizona sex crimes consequences for Sexual Abuse? Sexual Abuse with victim 15 or older is defined as intentionally/knowingly touching, fondling or manipulating genitals, anus or breast withou ... Read more

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