Sex Crimes

Electronic Luring

May 31, 2020

New Jersey Internet Luring Attorney The most common way for someone to commit luring is over the internet or through other electric means. Not surprisingly, lawmakers have constructed a specific criminal offense where someone attempts or lures another adult “via electronic or any other means.&

New Uber Safety Report Focuses on Murder, Sexual Misconduct

February 24, 2020

A report published in January under public pressure by ride-share service Uber says nine people have been murdered while using the transportation service (nearly half of them were Uber drivers) and the company received reports of 3,045 sexual assaults during rides in the United States in 2018. Anoth

Lunsford Act Penalties in New Jersey Child Sexual Abuse Cases

December 24, 2019

New Jersey has adopted its own version of the Lunsford Act. This law creates mandatory guidelines for plea bargaining and sentencing where the victim of sexual assault is under the age of thirteen (13). Prosecutors and judges are bound by these guidelines and are strictly prohibited from allowing ch

What Is “Sexual Penetration” Under New Jersey Law

October 6, 2019

A question that frequently arises in consultations with our New Jersey sex crimes lawyers is what constitutes sexual penetration when someone is charged with aggravated sexual assault or sexual assault in New Jersey. This term is addressed in N.J.S.A. 2C:14-1, the statute that defines key terms that