What is an Internet Sex Crime?

What is an Internet Sex Crime?

In our post last week about common types of sex crimes, we discussed offenses like statutory rape, prostitution, lewd conduct, and sexual battery. But when prohibited sexual activity involves the use of the internet, it’s commonly referred to as an internet sex crime....
5 Common Types of Sex Crimes

5 Common Types of Sex Crimes

Sex crimes are some of the most serious and harshly punished crimes in the criminal justice system. In California, a sex crime is defined as an illegal act of a sexual nature, and there are numerous different acts that fall under this category. Depending on the...
What Constitutes Probable Cause?

What Constitutes Probable Cause?

“Probable cause”, as it relates to criminal justice, typically refers to the legal requirement that police officers have adequate reason to arrest an individual, conduct a search, or seize property relating to an alleged crime. Police officers must also have probable...