Sex Crimes. Legal news and articles for April 27 - 30, 2017

Sex offender registrations in Pierce CountyRapid Response crew split on Minor in Possession, sex crime billVIDEO: Law Enforcement Agencies Team Up During A Sex Offender RoundupLawmakers Concerned Trump Immigration Orders Endanger Protections for Sex Crime, Domestic Violence VictimsNew bill: Uber, Lyft drivers can't be sex offendersNew bill: Uber, Lyft drivers can't be sex offendersOU is not always aware of sex-offender attendeesFormer teacher at Deep Run High School accused of sex crimes ...Legislators push ride-hailing law tweak amid sex offender concerns ...Oconto County Judge rejects child-sex offender's move to PoundLocal officials push stricter sex offender laws - The Journal NewsTwo Ocoee High School teachers accused of sex crimes with same ...Two more sex crime allegations in Austin schools getting new scrutinyShould 'stealthing' sex act be a crime?State's sex offender registry has close to 92 percent compliance

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Teens Engages in Sexting Should Not Be Prosecuted as Sex Offenders
The People’s Vanguard of Davis (subscription)April 22, 2017

The woman reported the incident to police, and the prosecutor chose to charge E.G. with the felony sex offense of dealing in depictions of a minor engaged in sexually explicit conduct — a law typically used to prosecute child pornographers. That's ...more »

Maryland rape survivors no longer need to prove they fought back
CNNApril 18, 2017

"It is past time to change this law," said Lisae C. Jordan, executive director & counsel for the Maryland Coalition Against Sexual Assault. "Victims should not be expected to physically fight off a rapist and our criminal law should recognize that no ...more »

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Sex offender registrations in Pierce County
The News TribuneApril 30, 2017

Each is categorized as a Level 3 sex offender – those considered most likely to commit similar crimes. None is wanted by law enforcement officers at this time. All convicted sex offenders registered to live in Tacoma or Pierce County are listed on the ...more »

Rapid Response crew split on Minor in Possession, sex crime bill
Statesman JournalApril 30, 2017

The Oregon House of Representatives will soon consider Senate Bill 762 that would protect minors from prosecution for being in possession of alcohol if they are a victim or are reporting a sex crime to emergency services or law enforcement officers ...more »

VIDEO: Law Enforcement Agencies Team Up During A Sex Offender Roundup
WCBIApril 28, 2017

NOXUBEE COUNTY, Miss. (WCBI)-The Noxubee County Sheriff's Department, along with U.S. Marshals were out early Friday morning looking for registered sex offenders. They were trying to find people who had not updated their information. “We started ...more »

Lawmakers Concerned Trump Immigration Orders Endanger Protections for Sex Crime, Domestic Violence Victims
KTLAApril 28, 2017

In a letter sent to Kelly Friday and obtained by CNN, the lawmakers said Trump's immigration policies “endanger longstanding US protections for immigrant victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, human trafficking, and other crimes” and “reduce the ...more »

New bill: Uber, Lyft drivers can't be sex offenders
Rochester Democrat and ChronicleApril 28, 2017

Sue Serino of Hyde Park, Dutchess County, are pushing the measure to tweak the state's newly approved ride-hailing law, which takes effect in early July. That law, approved in the state budget earlier this month, prohibits all Level 2 and 3 sex ...more »

New bill: Uber, Lyft drivers can't be sex offenders
The Journal News | LoHud.comApril 28, 2017

Sue Serino of Hyde Park, Dutchess County, are pushing the measure to tweak the state's newly approved ride-hailing law, which takes effect in early July. That law, approved in the state budget earlier this month, prohibits all Level 2 and 3 sex ...more »

OU is not always aware of sex-offender attendees
Athens NEWSApril 28, 2017

That student was a juvenile when he committed the sex crime, classifying him as a juvenile sex offender. According to Ohio law, juvenile sex offenders are not published to the Sex Offender Registration Network for community notification. That system ...more »

Former teacher at Deep Run High School accused of sex crimes ...
Richmond.comApril 27, 2017

A former teacher at Henrico County's Deep Run High School who is accused of sex crimes involving a minor has been arrested.more »

Legislators push ride-hailing law tweak amid sex offender concerns ...
Albany Times Union (blog)April 27, 2017

Some Republican state lawmakers already are looking at a change to the new law that allows for the expansion of ride-hailing services outside of New York City ...more »

Oconto County Judge rejects child-sex offender's move to Pound
WBAYApril 27, 2017

According to state law, a sex offender cannot be placed within 1,500 feet of a house where children live if the house is next door. Because the house selected by the state is across the street from a home with children, it was permitted. Judge says he ...more »

Local officials push stricter sex offender laws - The Journal News
The Journal News | LoHud.comApril 27, 2017

State Senator Terrence Murphy led a roundtable in Yorktown on Thursday on the push for stricter sex offender laws.more »

Two Ocoee High School teachers accused of sex crimes with same ...
Orlando SentinelApril 27, 2017

Two Ocoee High School teachers have been arrested in the past week.more »

Two more sex crime allegations in Austin schools getting new scrutiny
Austin American-StatesmanApril 27, 2017

Austin school police are reviewing two previously reported sex crimes cases at separate campuses to ensure detectives properly handled them amid concerns from parents and others in the community, Chief Eric Mendez told the American-Statesman and ...more »

Should 'stealthing' sex act be a crime?
WXYZApril 27, 2017

Debate has sparked as to whether a sex act known as "stealthing" should be considered a criminal act. "Stealthing" takes place when a condom is secretly removed during the middle of intercourse without consent. The practice can lead to increased health ...more »

State's sex offender registry has close to 92 percent compliance
The SouthernApril 27, 2017

Mucha, who partners with law enforcement to interview children who have been victimized in sexual and physical abuse and provide support for their families, said she'd like to see the records made public of those people who were adjudicated as juveniles.more »

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