Category: Sex Crimes

There are many types of relationships that people may see as unacceptable – but many of them are not illegal.

However, anyone in a position of trust who has a sexual relationship with a child is not only participating in something unacceptable but against the law as well. And it happens more than you may think.

A girls’ basketball coach from a Colorado Springs high school is facing charges of

Being arrested for sexual assault can be a frightening experience. And if you’re convicted, the stress of understanding what can happen to you can be even worse.

In Colorado, there are sexual assault laws with a variety of penalties, some more serious than others. If convicted, you may face being labeled a sex offender for the rest of your life. You can end up in jail, on parole, or on

When it comes to what health care providers must disclose to their patients, things are changing in Colorado for the better.

Thanks to a law recently passed in the Colorado State Legislature (SB20-102), any healthcare provider who has been convicted of a sex offense must disclose it to their patients.

Patients will then have to consent to be treated by them and acknowledge they were told of the past offense

Colorado, like most states, catalogs crimes according to certain criteria. When it comes to sexual crimes, certain factors determine each offense’s seriousness, which then impacts sentencing.  Where sexual assault and unlawful sexual contact are concerned, there is one big difference that distinguishes the two offenses: sexual assault requires penetration, while unlawful sexual contact involves touching without penetration.

Let’s take a deeper look at these sex crimes. First, we’ll detail the

 

As the definition of what constitutes a sex-crime continues to evolve, and awareness about just how common true sex crimes really are remains heightened, it seems accusations are flying, and regular every day people all over the country are getting caught in the cross-hairs.

 

In Colorado, just this past fall a North Denver court upheld a federal ruling that a local ordinance on women appearing topless in public