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Sex Offenses

Forcible Sex Offenses, Non-forcible Sex Offenses, Do Offender Laws Protect Public Safety Or Invade Privacy?

A class of sexual conduct prohibited by the law.

Since the 1970s this area of the law has undergone significant changes and reforms. Although the commission of sex offenses is not new, public awareness and concern regarding sex offenses have grown, resulting in the implementation of new RULES OF EVIDENCE and procedure, new police methods and techniques, and new approaches to the investigation and prosecution of sex offenses.

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