Sex Crimes

Read This if You Were Falsely Accused of Child Sexual Abuse!

September 18, 2013

Child sexual abuse charges are some of the most serious and consequential allegations that can be made. A simple¬†accusation of child abuse can have drastic negative effects on the accused person’s life. Even if a person accused of child abuse is not convicted, they can still suffer repercussions. It may be hard to imagine but, […]

Sex Offender Registration: What is Required of Convicted Criminals?

September 4, 2013

Sex offender registration is one of the primary means by which those convicted of criminal sex acts are monitored and punished. The goal of sex offender registration is to keep a close watch on every person on the registration list so that they may be prevented from committing future offenses. By keeping track of the […]

Marital Rape

January 24, 2013

In the U.S., every state has created its own laws regarding marital rape. At its most basic level, marital rape is unwanted sexual behavior between wedded partners. The Texas Penal Code classifies marital rape as a type of sexual assault. Sexual assault occurs when a person intimately or erotically touches another without consent. An individual’s […]

Sex Crimes: What Happens to Habitual Offenders in Texas?

January 1, 1970

Texas has a reputation for being a state that enacts legal justice swiftly and thoroughly. This propensity to act decisively against criminals comes to light when the courts hand down maximum sentences against habitual offenders. Repeat sexual offenders in Texas particularly may face enhanced sentences if their crimes fit certain criteria according to the state’s […]