In California, there is a new law that allows inmates to sue if they have been sexually abused in prison. The new law allows inmates to sue and look back approximately ten years. Many lawsuits have been filed because of the new law, holding corrections officers…

Pennsylvania criminal law sets out many different sexually-related offenses and different types of sexual assault. The different sexual assault charges depend on the nature of the sexual contact, the identity of the alleged victim, the identity of the alleged assailant, and other relevant circumstances. One type…

My lawyer tells me that the closing argument is one of the most important parts of a jury trial. Why is that? The closing argument, also called the summation, is very important because it lets your lawyer put the case together to the jury from the…

At my rape preliminary hearing the judge did not allow my attorney to ask any questions regarding the physical injury, if DNA was recovered, or the prompt complaint. Why was my lawyer not allowed to ask questions on these topics. These issue are what shows my…