For many people, being accused of a sex crime—particularly if the alleged victim is a child—is their worst nightmare come true. Sadly, child molestation does occur at an alarming rate. Even more disturbing are situations where an individual is falsely accused of molesting a child. If you have been accused “Child Molestation in San Diego: What Do I Do If I Know A Kid Is Lying about Me Having Sex with Him/Her?”
In California, many people are familiar with the terms “three strikes” or “multiple strikes” convictions. Such terms refer to a California law that has dramatically increased punishment for individuals convicted of felony offenses who have previously been convicted of one or more serious or violent felonies. Persons with two or “California Imposes Life Sentences for Specified Sex Crimes”
Judge DeAnn Salcido filed a lawsuit against the San Diego Superior Court Presiding Judge, her boss, and the rest of the San Diego bench (the rest of the judges) in an unprecedented and bizarre move apparently aimed at gaining the attention of voters in her upcoming election. Although she claims “San Diego Judge Sues Her Fellow Judges”
Over 6,000 rape kits from active investigations of sex crimes remain untested throughout the country. Experienced criminal defense lawyers know that innocent persons are prosecuted when police selectively test some evidence while ignoring other items of crucial evidentiary value.