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Sex crimes or rape against a child are some of the most serious crimes prosecuted under Illinois law. A person who has a rape or sex crimes conviction on his or her record may live the rest of his or her life labeled as a sexual predator. A rape or sex crimes conviction deeply affects a person’s ability […]

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Rape is a very serious felony crime in American society. A convicted rapist not only generally serves a jail sentence, but must spend the rest of his or her life labeled as a rapist, and must register as a sexual predator every time he or she moves. A convicted rapist must follow specific rules for visiting children in […]

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This week an off-duty police officer faced a harrowing ordeal when a man attempted to rape her on Thursday afternoon. CBSlocal.com reports that the police officer was taking a jog in the neighborhood of Sauganash, when a man on a bicycle confronted her and attempted to sexually assault her. The off-duty officer fought back, and the man fled the […]

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Illinois has enacted legislation that addresses the technological advances that society has made in regards to the Internet, electronic storage, and the easy dissemination of images.  One area that has been specifically targeted for protection in Illinois children.  The statute states: “A person commits the offense of grooming when he or she knowingly uses a computer on-line […]

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There is nothing worse than being falsely accused of a crime, except if that allegation is of sexual assault against a person or a child.  Of the utmost importance at such a crucial time is clearing your name of all charges in the eyes of the law and more importantly, family and friends.  In an […]

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Who are “passive pedophiles?” These are individuals who possess child pornography. They do not try to sexually abuse or molest children. Instead they want to view sexually explicit material involving children, some of which graphically portrays children being sexually abused or molested by adults and other children. This material is “child pornography.” Federal law, 28 […]

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Rape is a highly controversial topic because it is a crime involving a very personal and intimate act that evokes strong emotions when associated with force.  It is a very serious crime, and one that has undergone major changes in the law to assist alleged victims endure reporting and prosecution.  There are rarely any witnesses, […]

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There were several changes to the Sex Offender Registration Act that became effective at the beginning of this year.  There are also many new changes being proposed by the Illinois Legislature that may become effective soon if amendments to the Act are passed. Changes This Year The first big change to the Act is a retroactive registration […]

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Sexually based offenses are a sensitive and contentious category of crimes.  Statutory rape is a criminal act that is based more on a technicality rather than reality.  In many jurisdictions statutory rape is a strict liability crime, which means that no intent is required nor defense allowed as to mistaken belief of age.  Simply doing […]

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With the rapidly increasing world of technology and information, you are probably well aware of the many uses such devices and instant sharing are put to.  One of which is “sexting,” a practice so prevalent among teenagers the Illinois legislature made it illegal and likened it to transmitting child pornography in 2010 by adding sexting […]

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