Focus: Sex crimes and Indiana’s Sex and Violent Offender Registry

Does Indiana have a registry containing the names of and other pertinent information relating to convicted offenders of sex and violent crimes? Indeed, it does, and no rationally thinking person would ever want to be on it. One word might reasonably pop up relatively quickly for any person sca...

When juveniles need help against sex-crime allegations

Actually, the above headline for today's post might be reasonably expanded to denote the necessity that juveniles in Indiana and elsewhere are always in dire need of timely, well-considered and aggressive legal defense representation when targeted in a sex-crime investigation. As we note on a rel...

When does clicking a link lead to Internet sex crime charges?

Technological advances have changed the way we communicate, the way we work; even the way we may be accused of committing crimes. New criminal charges are emerging and it is important to have an awareness of how these charges work to better ensure that we do not accidentally tread into illegal terri...

Evidentiary issue relating to sex crimes: It can cut both ways

At first blush, the emphasis regarding a criminal law evidentiary issue that has been thrust into public prominence recently is, unsurprisingly, where it might squarely be expected to be. Namely, that is on alleged crime victims, specifically, those who are principally involved in cases where an...

Felony sex crimes: singular considerations, the need for counsel

The "fight of your life." That is how we refer to the ordeal facing any individual in Indiana or elsewhere who is squared off against criminal authorities in an investigation alleging a sex crime. Although there are statutory codes as thick as telephone books enumerating seemingly countless ty...