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Possible Spike in Broward Sex Crime Arrests as Assault Kits Increasingly Being Tested

The Broward County Sheriff’s Office has come under scrutiny after it was revealed a man arrested on charges of sexually assaulting a juvenile last year was charged earlier this month with armed kidnapping and sexual battery of another person in … Continue reading

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Michigan State Agrees to Pay Sexual Assault Victims $500 Million    

In a May 16, 2018 press release (here), Michigan State University announced that its board of trustees has approved a settlement in which the university agreed to pay MSU doctor Larry Nassar’s sexual assault victims a total of $500 million. … Continue reading

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The Sex Assault Avengers: The Enemies and a Superpower

Is it any wonder that Avengers: Infinity War has set records at the box office as you can see here and here. It’s about evil characters so strong that all of Marvel Comic’s favorite Avenger superheroes must join forces. Good … Continue reading

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What is the Difference Between Assault and Aggravated Assault?

While we hear the terms assault and aggravated assault in movies and television programs quite frequently, many don’t really know what the difference between the charges is and the ramifications that they entail. In Texas, the difference between assault and … Continue reading

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District Court Upholds Massachusetts's Assault Weapons Ban

Steven D. Schwinn, John Marshall Law School Judge William G. Young (D. Mass.) last week rejected a Second Amendment challenge to Massachusetts's assault weapon ban. Judge Young held that covered rifles fell outside the Second Amendment and thus enjoyed no… … Continue reading

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