Evidence points to skewed public views re violent crime

Crime is up, right? That is, unimpeachable evidence will clearly show that major categories of crime, from violent offenses (e.g., murder, robbery and sex crimes) to theft-related activities such as larceny, burglary and embezzlement are consistently on the rise, correct? Uh, make that an "inc...

No one could be wrongfully convicted of a child sex crime, right?

You might think that no one would dare to falsely accuse someone of such a horrendous thing. You might assume that a child couldn't lie about something like that -- or that a child wouldn't have enough information to lie. And even they did, the judge or jury wouldn't convict. Unfortunately, the t...

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...