Category: Sex Crimes

It should come as no surprise that sex crimes are some of the worst crimes that a person can be charged with. Sex offenders face some of the harshest punishments available, and once an individual is found guilty of a sex crime, ridding yourself of the legal repercussions and accompanying social stigmas is often close to impossible.


What you may not know, though, is that sometimes even consensual sex

Sexual violence occurs all over the planet. The World Health Organization (WHO) defines this crime as “any sexual act, attempt to obtain a sexual act, unwanted sexual comments or advances, or acts to traffic, or otherwise directed, against a person’s sexuality using coercion, by any person regardless of their relationship to the victim, in any setting, including but not limited to home and work.” Rape (by intimate partners or by

A new law passed earlier this year, allowing prosecutors to utilize out of court statements by a developmentally challenged victim against a defendant in a jury trial, is currently being used for the first time in a Denver rape case.


Hearsay evidence (a statement, other than one made by a witness testifying at a trial, offered to prove the truth of the matter asserted) typically is inadmissible in a