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Levine Law’s Sex Crimes Knowledge Base provides resources, legal information, and news stories pertaining to individuals who have been accused of, are facing charges for, or have been affected by sexual assault, rape, and other sexual offenses. The Knowledge Base contains narratives for both prosecution and defense.

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How Does a Victim’s Identity Affect Assault Charges?
When a person receives assault charges after an altercation, many aspects of that interaction may play into the charges’ severity, often producing…

What Are the Punishments for Sexual Assault in Wisconsin?
Being charged with sexual assault can be shocking and life-changing. You run the risk of major jail time, large fines, and getting put on the sexual offender registry…

HIV Nondisclosure Case Overturned for Fundamental Unfairness
Prosecutors in another state were just reminded of their ethical duty to try all cases fairly…

Shocking 1984 D.C. Rape-homicide Reopened for Withheld Evidence
It was a rainy afternoon in Washington, D.C., when a 48-year-old cleaning woman and mother of six ran out to pick up a prescription. She never made it home…

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How Does a Victim’s Identity Affect Assault Charges?

When a person receives assault charges after an altercation, many aspects of that interaction may play into the charges’ severity, often producing more severe consequences than the suspect expected. This is especially true when another party in the conflict is a member of a protected group of people. The identity of a victim may increase

Sex Crimes Alleged in Woman’s Ambulance Ride to Hospital

Proving guilt beyond a reasonable doubt in sex crimes cases in Wisconsin can be difficult, depending on the circumstances. Where there is clear witness testimony, the defendant may have little or no viable defense to present. When the witness testimony regarding sex crimes is unclear or otherwise skewed, there may be a reasonable doubt about the guilt

Will Wisconsin Create a ‘Romeo and Juliet’ Exemption?

Given the grave consequences that come from having one’s name placed on the state’s sex offender registry, one would only hope and imagine that the laws mandating this as a form of punishment were narrowly tailored. While this is true for the most part, there is at least one crime that state lawmakers are now

What Are the Punishments for Sexual Assault in Wisconsin?

Being charged with sexual assault can be shocking and life-changing. You run the risk of major jail time, large fines, and getting put on the sexual offender registry. However, the court doesn’t treat all sexual assault cases the same in Wisconsin. It is important to determine what applies in your case, so you know what to

HIV Nondisclosure Case Overturned for Fundamental Unfairness

Prosecutors in another state were just reminded of their ethical duty to try all cases fairly. In particular, a county prosecutor was called on the carpet for failing to disclose key evidence to the defense until the morning of trial. It’s ironic, isn’t it? The shocking nondisclosure of evidence took place during a controversial prosecution

Shocking 1984 D.C. Rape-homicide Reopened for Withheld Evidence

It was a rainy afternoon in Washington, D.C., when a 48-year-old cleaning woman and mother of six ran out to pick up a prescription. She never made it home. It was an extremely high-profile case — one of the first in the nation in which a group of teens and young people were depicted as