Prostitution is the business or practice of engaging in sexual relations in exchange for payment or some other benefit. Prostitution is sometimes described as commercial sex.A person who works in this field is called a prostitute, and is a kind of sex worker. Prostitution is one of the branches of the sex industry. The legal status of prostitution varies from country to country, from being permissible but unregulated, to an enforced or unenforced crime or to a regulated profession. Prostitution is sometimes also referred to as "the world's oldest profession". Estimates place the annual revenue generated by prostitution worldwide to be over $100 billion.
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  • What Happens When Someone Drops Charges Against You?

    …, trafficking in persons, leaving the scene of an accident with fatality 10 years: crime against elderly or disabled, arson, compelling prostitution 7 years: most financial crimes and identity theft 2 years: misdemeanors Is It Possible to Sue Someone Who Made a False Accusation Against Me? Judges and prosecuting attorneys, as well as their staffs and police…

    Matthew Sharp/ The Law Office of Matthew D. Sharp- 24 readers -
  • Good Moral Character in the Immigration Context

    … to automatically lack good moral character regardless of the underlying circumstances of the event, including: being deportable for certain offenses (including prostitution, polygamy, controlled substance offenses, crimes involving moral turpitude, and drug trafficking) giving false testimony to obtain an immigration benefit being confined…

    Michael G. Murray/ Miami Immigration Lawyer- 11 readers -
  • What are the Differences between the U and T Visas?

    … the qualification criteria for applicants for a U visa, who may have visited the United States on vacation (or for another purpose) and then been subjected to human trafficking or another qualifying crime. This means that in most cases, to be eligible for a T visa, you must have traveled to the United States because you were recruited, forced, abducted…

    Michael G. Murray/ Miami Immigration Lawyer- 16 readers -
  • Fact and Fiction: Prostitution

    … Fact and Fiction: Prostitution Posted by Matthew Sharp under Sex Crimes November 18, 2015 Prostitution Facts in Texas The crime of prostitution is unique because it has existed for centuries. Sometimes called “the world’s oldest profession“, the act of selling sex for money occurs throughout the world and Texas is no exception. Over the years…

    Matthew Sharp/ The Law Office of Matthew D. Sharp- 40 readers -
  • How To Check For Warrants in Houston

    … of the links below. Jump To: Felony Warrants • Misdemeanor Warrants • Houston Warrants Misdemeanor Warrant Search The Harris County Sheriff’s Office has taken some steps to make it convenient for Texans to find out if a warrant has been issued for their arrest. Although limited to misdemeanors, anyone can find out if they (or someone else) have…

    Tad Nelson/ Tad Nelson & Associates- 35 readers -
  • 1200+ New Laws in Texas; Many to Take Effect in September 2015

    … such as sexual assault, aggravated sexual assault, trafficking of persons, or compelling prostitution are now given five years from the day the cause of action accrues before the statute of limitations takes effect. For sexual offenses involving children, those victims are now given 15 years to file a claim before the statute runs. Additionally, there…

    Jeff Rasansky/ Rasansky Law Firm- 93 readers -
  • Sex Sting Operations and Entrapment in Texas

    … Sex Sting Operations and Entrapment in Texas In Texas, law enforcement will sometimes engage in undercover sting operations in order to catch people in the act of soliciting prostitution. These sting operations may also be used to expose sex trafficking organizations or catch pimps. These operations usually work by using an undercover police…

    Law Office of James Alston- 38 readers -
  • Sex Sting Operations and Entrapment in Texas

    … to find paying customers. The undercover officer may dress as a prostitute and agree to exchange sex for money. However, once the customer has agreed to make the payment, he or she can be arrested for soliciting prostitution. The nature of these operations may cause may accused defendants to allege that the police used entrapment. Entrapment…

    Law Office of James Alston- 40 readers -
  • Internet Crimes in Chicago

    … to criminal charges and these include the following: Wire fraud Identity theft Credit card fraud Indecent solicitation of a minor Child pornography Craig’s list prostitution Phishing or spoofing Extortion Hacking of private information Copyright infringement In addition, you can face charges if you use the internet for electronic communications… 8 readers -
  • What Are the Penalties for Prostitution?

    …, it is possible to be charged with prostitution crimes if a person commits one or more of the following actions: Promoting prostitution (also known as pimping) Compelling or forcing another person to engage in prostitution Soliciting prostitution Offering sex for money in a public place Depending on the severity of these offenses or the ages…

    Law Office of James Alston- 21 readers -
  • So, How Do Expunctions Work?

    … convicted. Even if you are convicted years later of a completely different offence, you won’t be able to get any expunction if you have ever had a conviction. Type of Crime: It’s easier to get an expunction for some types of crimes than others. For example, juvenile offenses or misdemeanors are considered less serious than other crimes. Also…

    Matthew Sharp/ The Law Office of Matthew D. Sharp- 31 readers -
  • Scholarship Short List of 10

    … Kaufman – Gay Rights: Change the Law or Society? Marianne Y. Xu – Freedom of Religion in China: An Ordinary Citizen’s Nightmare Nathan Cimino – Abortion Sierra Stadelman – The Importance of Medical Marijuana in America Valerie Valdez – Legalize Prostitution Please watch for our winner announcement on April 1st in our facebook page. The post Scholarship Short List of 10 appeared first on Houston Personal Injury Attorney Stewart J. Guss Attorney At Law - Accident Lawyer in North Houston. …

    Stewart Guss/ Houston Personal Injury Attorney- 16 readers -
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