Posted on July 10, by Michael Lowe. It seems like every legislative session our representatives pass a law taking probation or community supervision off the table on more and more cases. In this paper I will focus solely on sex related crimes. However, Texas law greatly restricts who can get probation or community supervision in general. Of course, you need to review article
Sexual Assault and Harassment
Rape on campus: Athletes, status, and the sexual assault crisis
Subscribe and get breaking news, commentary, and opinions on law firms, lawyers, law schools, lawsuits, judges, and more. Last week, criminal defense attorneys in Connecticut won a rape case in favor of their client, Saifullah Khan, a year-old Afghan native and senior in cognitive science at Yale University. The attorneys were men. The case was close. Apparently the defendant and the complainant met at a Halloween concert on campus.
I used to prosecute sexual assault cases. Here's what I learned and how it could help us.
Below, we present a sampling of circumstances and considerations that are often explored while preparing legal defenses for our clients. Please know that the below information is only for informational purposes and should not be construed as legal advice. A statute of limitations SOL protects an individual from having to defend himself against alleged criminal activity so far in the past that the basic facts may have become obscured by the passage of time. If a defendant is not formally charged with the crime before the SOL period has expired, his prosecution for that offense is barred by law.
Along with the other attorneys in the firm, he has successfully defended clients against the most serious of sexual allegations. The firm has handled every type of sex crime case with a proven track record. For this reason, Aspotore publishing asked partner Ken Brown to write a chapter in their recently published treatise on "Strategies for Defending Sex Crimes Cases. Winning these cases requires extensive investigation and preparation for trial.