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Defending Possession of Child Pornography

Recent developments in federal case law suggest that child pornographic images contained in a computer's cache files and temporary internet files might not be properly charged against a person found in possession of the computer - without some other evidence the person knowingly exercised care, custody, control, or management over the images.   The courts [...]

By | January 23rd, 2013|Sex Offender|Comments Off on Defending Possession of Child Pornography

Defending Accusations of Sexual Abuse

Defending a child's allegation that Daddy or Uncle Bill "touched my private" or "made me touch his bottom" is an incredibly daunting task. Prosecutors, police, child protective services, and the general public believe young children rarely conjure-up these allegations out of nowhere. However, there's a reservoir of research showing young children are susceptible to suggestive [...]

By | January 7th, 2013|Sex Offender|Comments Off on Defending Accusations of Sexual Abuse

Sex Offender Registration

Sex offender registration requirements make the sex offender stigma more tenacious than almost any other criminal offense. Federal law requires released sex offenders to register with law enforcement and further requires offenders convicted of crimes against children to verify their address to law enforcement every year. Offenders considered sexually violent predators must verify their addresses [...]

By | January 4th, 2013|Sex Offender|Comments Off on Sex Offender Registration