Category Archives: Sex Crimes

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Recent Sex Trafficking Statistics in Dallas

Sex crimes in Dallas can include a variety of offenses relating to illegal or forced sexual activity against another individual. These illegal activities can range from sexual assault and misconduct to rape and prostitution. One category of sex crimes that has increased in Dallas is human sex trafficking. Sex trafficking is the number one fastest-growing organized crime business in the world, and the third largest criminal operation. Here’s some more information on this expanding business,…
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What Do I Do If I Am Accused of Sexual Assault?

Sexual assault and harassment tales are a constant in the news ever since the breaking news story regarding movie mogul Harvey Weinstein. And if you are reading this, you may be facing accusations of sexual assault yourself. If you have been accused of sexual assault in Texas, there are several potential defenses you can utilize. The three main defenses are: Innocence – that the accused did not actually commit the crime. The burden of proof…
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“Satanic Panic” Couple Given $3.4M for Wrongful Conviction

The Kellers are free and will be compensated $3.4 million for their wrongful conviction and imprisonment. The couple, Dan and Fran, spent more than 21 years in prison after being accused of sexual abuse of children in their care. Satanic Panic at the Day Care In 1991, the Kellers ran an in-home day care facility. Three children accused them that year of a series of sordid and nigh unbelievable crimes. They were alleged to have…
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Is Revenge Porn Domestic Violence?

The topic of revenge porn has been a hot button issue in light of the drama between Rob Kardashian and Blac Chyna. Chyna recently filed a restraining order against Kardashian after he posted nude photos of her online following their breakup. Across the country, 34 states and Washington, D.C. have criminal laws against revenge porn. And the issue is more common than you think. A study from the think tank Data & Society and the…
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Moldy Rape Kits Could Affect Hundreds of Cases in Texas

Something’s wrong with the crime labs in Austin – again. Earlier this year, it was reported that faulty DNA testing at a lab could have affected more than 2,000 criminal cases. A few days ago, it was announced that 850 rape kits may have been exposed to mold. Austin police have been criticized for the sluggish pace at which they have been processing rape kits, with thousands in their backlog. This mold incident only adds…
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25 Years after “Satanic Panic,” Kellers Declared Innocent

In 1992, Dan and Fran Keller were convicted of charges related to “satanic and ritual abuse of children” in their care. The two served 23 years of their 48-year sentence before being released in 2013 after a judge determined that they had not received a fair trial. This month, the cases against the two were formally dropped. Satanic Panic In 1991, the therapist of a three-year-old child being treated for behavioral problems alleged that the…
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What Should I Do If I’m Arrested for a Sex Crime?

In mid-May, the North Texas Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force’s Operation Medusa led to 15 sex crime arrests in Collin County. The arrests reportedly helped break up a child pornography ring. The 15 people arrested are facing charges for online solicitation of a minor, possession of child pornography, possession with the intent to promote child pornography and invasive visual recording. How Can a Criminal Defense Lawyer Help Me If I’m Arrested for a Sex…
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What Do I Do If I Am Falsely Accused of Sexual Assault?

Research has found that somewhere between two and 10 percent of sexual assault claims are false. That might not seem like a lot – but if you become the one facing these allegations, you know that the statistics do not matter. False sexual assault allegations can cause serious harm to innocent people. Often, despite the law’s emphasis on innocent until proven guilty, the falsely accused assailant faces the ire of the court of public opinion….
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