Why Multiple Life Sentences Are Given Out to Defendants

When you hear of a ‘life sentence,’ you probably think of spending the rest of your life in prison. This…

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…

Life Imprisonment: The Crimes That Could Lead to a Sentence

A report was issued in summer 2017 stating that one in every seven state or federal prisoners across the country…

Could the Crime I Committed Lead to Lifetime Imprisonment?

Only a few years ago, if you were charged as a violent criminal and sentenced to life under California law,…

What if You Were Falsely Accused of Sexual Assault?

As you may already know because of the statistics surrounding the issue, a very small percentage of sexual assault cases…

Rape Cases and the Elimination of Statute of Limitations

Around the time that the sexual allegations against Bill Cosby hit the news, California Governor Jerry Brown signed an important…

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…

Forced Oral Sex: Rape in California

Recently, Oklahoma was in the news when a prosecutor made the ruling that forced oral sex is not rape if…

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…

The Crime of Marital Rape

You may be surprised to find that, until 1975, every state had a “marital exemption” that allowed a husband to…