Category Archives: Sex Crimes

Sexual Assault Charges in Texas: More Often, Women are Accused of Sex Crimes

Sexual assault arrests in Texas are life-changing situations: anyone busted for sexual assault here faces serious felony charges with the possibility of a long sentence in a Texas state prison. Just being arrested by police on a charge of “sexual assault” can cause major and permanent damage to someone’s reputation and relationships both personally and…


TEXAS SEX OFFENDER DEREGISTRATION SYNOPSIS: OVERVIEW AND STEPS FOR NAME REMOVAL

How and why sex offenders can deregister and legally remove their names from the Texas sex offender registry Texas law not only requires defendants convicted of certain sex crimes to register with the government as a sex offender; as of 2005, the Texas Legislature has also provided a procedure for individuals to have their names…


Sexual Assaults on Campus: SMU Investigated by Feds for Failure to Properly Deal with Campus Rape Crimes

Last month, the federal government made public a list of 55 colleges and universities that the federal authorities are investigating for illegally and improperly dealing with sexual assault and sex crime complaints by students to the school powers-that-be. Specifically, the Department of Education is looking into whether or not there have been civil rights (Title…


Expect More People to Face Child Pornography Charges as Online Investigation into EMail and Search Queries Expand in 2014

Earlier this week, an Arlington man named Barry Robert Turner was sentenced by federal judge John McBryde to 40 years behind bars in a federal prison in a sentencing hearing that came about after Turner pled guilty to one felony count of distribution of child pornography. In the FBI news release, Turner’s crime is described…


Garland Indecent Exposure Case Reduced to Class “C” Misdemeanor

Mr. Lowe’s client was found masturbating in his car while illegally parked in a fire land on West Centerville Road in Garland Texas.  Garland Police walked up to his vehicle while he was exposed and masturbating in a public place.  The client was arrested and charged with the Class “B” Misdemeanor of Indecent Exposure; jailable…