The #MeToo movement has been a welcome corrective to a society that for too long has ignored substantiated accusations of…Continue Reading
Sex offenses, whether they involve accusations of sexual conduct with a child or with an adult, are the most frightening…Continue Reading
North Carolina, like all states, has a sex offender registry. Registration is mandatory if convicted of certain offenses, including misdemeanor…Continue Reading
A sex offense conviction – whether after a full jury trial or after a guilty plea – will have life-long…Continue Reading
One of the questions I sometimes am asked is under what circumstances one must report sex abuse to authorities. This…Continue Reading
Exploitation. An ugly word, particularly when the word “Sexual” precedes it. Sexual Exploitation of a Minor is defined in Article…Continue Reading
Sex offenses – rapes, sexual assaults, sexual battery, indecent liberties with a child, peeping – are some of the most…Continue Reading
Sometimes I’m contacted by a person who believes he is about to be accused of a rape Raleigh or sex…Continue Reading
First Degree Rape is punishable as a B1 felony. In 2009, North Carolina passed a mandatory minimum of 25 years for this crime.
First Degree Rape depends on the use of force or threat of force, or on the age difference between the victim and the defendant.
Note that just because there wasn’t full […]
Investigative reporter Radley Balko writes about Bernard Baran, a man convicted in the 1980s of child molestation charges. In 2006…Continue Reading