Accused of Date Rape: Are There Any Legal Defenses?

You are probably familiar with the term of ‘rape,’ which can encompass a wide variety of crimes like sexual assault…

The Many Legalities in Rape and Statutory Rape Cases

By law, rape means that somebody has had nonconsensual sexual intercourse with another person. There is another variation of rape…

Statutory Rape Laws in California

Let’s say that an 18-year-old man is at a party with a girl who is only fifteen years old. They…

Falsely Accused of Rape – Statistics and More

In the past, you may have heard stories about men falsely being accused of rape when the crime never actually…

How a Defendant’s Mental State Affects Responsibility for a Crime

Legally speaking, a crime is a crime when the person who committed it did so with the intent to disobey…