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Category: Sex Crimes

New York Sex Workers Seek to Decriminalize the Job

Friday Apr 5th, on Sex Crimes |

The sex trade has long been a shadow industry with norms and rules that vary widely and little oversight for the health and safety for those involved. Now, a group of sex workers is pushing leaders in New York and Albany to bring the industry out into the light. Decrim NY is urging lawmakers to remove or […] Read more

“Raise the Age” Campaign Moves Closer to Success

Friday Mar 22nd, on Sex Crimes |

New York is one of only two states which has a practice of charging younger teens as adults when those teens break the law. In New York, teens ages 16 and 17 who are accused of crimes will be charged as adults by default, rather than having their cases adjudicated in family court where there […] Read more

Governor Cuomo to Sign New Revenge Porn Law

Friday Mar 8th, on Sex Crimes |

Add New York to the growing list of states moving to make “revenge porn” a sex crime. In the very near future, Governor Andrew Cuomo is expected to sign a bill that would criminalize the nonconsensual publishing or sharing of sexually explicit photos or videos of a current or former partner. The law is designed to curb […] Read more

Albany Police Officer Busted for Patronizing Prostitute

Thursday Feb 28th, on Sex Crimes |

The sex trade has long been a shadow industry with norms and rules that vary widely and little oversight for the health and safety for those involved. Now, a group of sex workers is pushing leaders in New York and Albany to bring the industry out into the light. Decrim NY is urging lawmakers to remove or […] Read more

Investigating High-Profile Sex Allegations: NY Creates Special Section in SVU

Saturday Dec 15th, on Sex Crimes |

A New York sex crimes defense attorney provides representation to any defendant who has been accused of sexual assault or sexual misconduct. Having the right legal representation is important when accusations of sex offenses are made because law enforcement takes allegations of sex crimes very seriously. In fact, as the New York Post explained, the […] Read more

Judge Lenient on Sexual Assault Gets Recalled

Tuesday Jul 31st, on Sex Crimes |

In 2015, a Stanford swimmer named Brock Turner was accused of sexually assaulting a woman after a fraternity party. Turner contended that he did not do anything wrong, but he was found guilty. The case attracted widespread attention and made headlines, particularly after Judge Aaron Persky sentenced Brock Turner to only six months in prison, […] Read more

Sex Crimes Investigations: The NYPD Understaffing Problem

Friday Jul 20th, on Sex Crimes |

Sex crimes are considered to be some of the most serious offenses under New York law, so it is imperative that any investigation into alleged sex offenses be conducted by qualified professionals who exercise the utmost of caution. Those who are accused of sex offenses also need to ensure they do everything possible to protect […] Read more

Will a New Law Change the Definition of Child Trafficking in New York?

Friday Jun 8th, on Child Abuse, Sex Crimes |

Advocates are urging New York lawmakers to pass a new law to broaden the definition of child trafficking.  The proposal would make it easier for prosecutors to pursue cases against defendants and would make conviction more likely in many circumstances.  Although advocates proposing the new law argue that current rules aren’t effective at punishing traffickers, […] Read more

New York State AG Resigns Over Allegations of Misconduct

Friday May 18th, on Sex Crimes |

Mere accusations of a sexually based offense, even before you come under investigation or are subject to prosecution, can derail your career. Responding assertively and aggressively if you are suspected of inappropriate sexual behavior is vital and an Albany sex crimes attorney should be consulted for help as soon as you are accused. Just recently, […] Read more

Sex Crimes in City Schools Are on the Rise | Albany Sex Crimes Attorney

Friday Apr 27th, on Sex Crimes |

Sex crimes charges can change a person’s life forever in profound ways. If an accused defendant is convicted of a sex crime, registration as a sex offender is likely. The conviction can also affect future employment opportunities and relationships, even after jail time is served and a convicted offender is supposed to be able to […] Read more

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