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Sexual Offences

Sex and the law deals with the regulation by law of human sexual activity. Sex laws vary from one place or jurisdiction to another, and have varied over time, and unlawful sexual acts are also called sex crimes.

Some laws regulating sexual activity are intended to protect one or all participants, while others are intended to proscribe behavior that has been defined as a crime. For example, a law may proscribe unprotected sex if one person knows that he or she has a sexual disease or to protect a minor; or it may proscribe non-consensual sex, or because of a relationship between the participants, etc. In general, laws may proscribe acts which are considered either sexual abuse or behavior that societies consider to be inappropriate and against the social norms. Sexual abuse is unwanted sexual contact between two or more adults or two or more minors, and, depending on laws with regard to age of consent, sexual contact between an adult and a minor.

The activities listed below carry a condition of illegality in some jurisdictions if acted upon, though they may be legally role-played between consenting partners of legal age:

A variety of laws aim to protect children by making various acts with children a sex crime. For example, the "corruption of minors" by introducing material or behaviors that are intended to groom a minor for future sexual conduct. The materials or behavior can involve sexual content but does not necessarily have to. Depending on the jurisdiction, this conduct can be charged as a felony or a misdemeanor. Sometimes these laws overlap with age of consent laws, laws preventing the exposure of children to pornography, laws making it a crime for a child to be involved in (or exposed to) certain sexual behaviors, and the production and ownership of child pornography (sometimes including simulated images). In some countries such as the UK, the age for child pornography is higher than the age of consent, hence child pornography laws also cover images involving consenting adults.

Sadomasochistic conduct among adults can fall into a legal grey area. Some jurisdictions criminalize some or all sadomasochistic acts, regardless of legal consent and impose liability for any injuries caused. (See Consent (BDSM)) Other jurisdictions permit sadomasochistic conduct so long as the participants consent to the conduct.

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Adultery

Criminal Defense Lawyer for Adultery Civil Cases Adultery is a very serious criminal charge that can involve jail time and heavy fines. In order to defend your spouse or lover, you may need the assistance of a skilled criminal defense lawyer. Attorneys who specialize in divorce cases often have a firm grasp on divorce law […]

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Bigamy

Criminal Defense Lawyers For Bigamy Charges A man that is married with children may be charged with Bigamy. Under the laws of each state, Bigamy is a serious crime. In some states, the charge is the same as Reckless and Indecent Conduct. A Bigamy criminal defense lawyer can provide the defense to any charges that […]

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Fornication

How Can I Avoid Being Put in Jail for Fornication?   Although, fornication is defined as sexual intercourse outside of marriage, some people believe it to be a more serious crime. Fornication is still a crime even if you are married. The following paragraphs will give you some helpful information that will allow you to […]

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Masturbation

Criminal Defense Lawyer Explains Masturbation   Masturbation is not a crime in itself. It is a legal term. Masturbation means to stimulate one's own penis with the hands or genitals in order to bring about an orgasm. This is done either deliberately or by accident. Sometimes we masturbate to relieve ourselves of stress, sometimes we […]

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Sex trafficking

Criminal Defense Lawyer Sex Trafficking Charges The crime of sex trafficking occurs when an individual recruits, harbors, transports, transfers, or knowingly employs a person for labor or services in any manner against his will. Sex trafficking is distinct from prostitution, as most individuals engaging in the latter are not forced to work by threats or […]

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Incest

Criminal defense lawyer for Incest One word can describe incest. It is sad and painful to anyone who has ever experienced it. To a lawyer specializing in family law, a case involving the perpetration of incest is not always just a small crime; it is usually not just a plea bargain. The Justice Department and […]

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Indecent exposure

The Importance of Having a Criminal Defense Lawyer Do Your Indecent Exposure Case In most states, in order to be convicted of the crime of Indecent Exposure (often called "indecent exposure" in the United States), there must be physical contact with someone's private parts. While the crime does require that the accused have engaged in […]

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Obscenity

Criminal Defense Lawyers: Obscenity Obscenity is defined as sexually explicit material that depicts persons in sexual activities. Obscene material and language refer to any sexually explicit writing, drawing, painting, or other visual representation that is not "closely" related to the subject matter of the actual written, drawn, painted, or photographed work. This includes depictions of […]

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Rape
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Sexual slavery
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Sexual assault
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Sodomy
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