Rape

Rape is a type of sexual assault usually involving sexual intercourse, which is initiated by one or more people against another person without that person's consent. The act may be carried out by physical force, coercion, abuse of authority or against a person who is incapable of valid consent, such as one who is unconscious, incapacitated, or below the legal age of consent. The term rape is sometimes used interchangeably with the term sexual assault.Internationally, the incidence of rapes recorded by the police during 2010 varied between 0.2 in Azerbaijan per 100,000 people and 92.9 per 100,000 people in Botswana with 6.3 per 100,000 people in Lithuania as the median.
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  • Public Urination and Texas Laws

    … urination. It may be possible to demonstrate to the court that no public bathrooms were available when he or she needed to urinate. Alternatively, he or she may have a medical condition that causes them to suffer from urinary frequency. Ticket or Summons for a Public Urination Charge Texas law enforcement may issue a summons or ticket even…

    The Law Office of Matthew D. Sharp- 21 readers -
  • Elderly Person Abuse: Texas Laws and Consequences

    … and the loss of a job and license. However, if a case of financial abuse or theft becomes very serious, then jail or prison time could be the result. Elder abuse which takes the form of physical or sexual violence can lead to jail or prison time on charges of assault and/or sexual assault. In Texas, if the victim of an assault or sexual assault…

    Matthew Sharp/ The Law Office of Matthew D. Sharp- 27 readers -
  • What They Never Tell You About Kevin Cooper

    … account and website usually omits from this discussion are the circumstances surrounding Cooper’s arrest. Here are those circumstances as published in the New York Times, not exactly a publication prone to a lack of bias on the question of capital punishment. The article correctly points out that this is the second violent rape that Cooper has been…

    The Devil And The Death Penalty- 27 readers -
  • Circumstantial Evidence

    … forensic evidence. A fingerprint at a crime scene can be very damaging evidence. DNA evidence in rape cases and murder cases. Odontological evidence was important in the trial of Ted Bundy. Odontological evidence has proven to be reliable in identifying dead bodies. Use of Circumstantial Evidence There is a widespread misconception in the general…

    Michael Dye/ Fort Lauderdale Criminal Attorney- 40 readers -
  • The Good Soldier Defense – Three Things You Need To Know

    … an accused’s character for military service is truly relevant, such as drug offenses, financial crimes and stealing. The 2015 Defense Authorization Act[2] approved language that makes the Good Soldier Defense inapplicable to several offenses under the Uniform Code of Military Justice including rape, sexual assault, stalking, larceny and wrongful…

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  • File a Lawsuit for Sexual Assault, Sex Abuse, or Rape

    … And more… Due to the egregious nature of sex crimes, juries in Dallas and across Texas are generally sympathetic toward the victims. Large settlements are often reached out of court or in the early stages of a trial, and in some cases, punitive damages may be levied (which could raise the potential monetary award significantly). Speak…

    Jeff Rasansky/ Rasansky Law Firm- 32 readers -
  • Contra Costa Article on San Quentin

    … California execution chamber prior to 2005 renovation. Excellent photo essay on California’s Death Row. Charles Case, mentioned in the piece was a habitual criminal, paroled in 1991 after serving time for rape, murdered a bartender and a customer in 1993. Placed on Death Row in 1996, his appeal has still not been finalized by the state…

    The Devil And The Death Penalty- 10 readers -
  • Contra Costa Times Article on San Quentin’s Death Row

    … California execution chamber prior to 2005 renovation. Excellent photo essay on California’s Death Row. Charles Case, mentioned in the piece was a habitual criminal, paroled in 1991 after serving time for rape, murdered a bartender and a customer in 1993. Placed on Death Row in 1996, his appeal has still not been finalized by the state…

    The Devil And The Death Penalty- 8 readers -
  • Attempt Crimes in Houston: An Overview

    … While some may find it counterintuitive, the crime of attempt has been on the books in Texas for almost 50 years now. In theory, an attempted crime is not a completed crime, and yet Texas (and many other states) chooses to punish attempts, because the conduct involved in making an attempt to commit a crime is inherently dangerous, not unlike…

    Tad Nelson/ Tad Nelson & Associates- 20 readers -
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