YOU HAVE A RIGHT TO SHARE YOUR SIDE OF THE STORY SPEAK OUT

BLOG

Richard L. Lougee

Defending Crimes Involving Child Pornography

Among the most sensitive and heart-breaking crimes are those that involve child pornography. The alleged offender must face fierce public scrutiny, embarrassment, and the possibility of a conviction which can ruin their future on various levels.

Read More
Richard L. Lougee

Child Sex Crimes: Why Kids (and Parents) Lie

In my time as a sex crimes defense lawyer in Tucson, Arizona, I have witnessed and defended innocent people accused of sexual assault, molestation, and other child sex crimes. One thing I can tell you is that such an accusation is difficult to overcome even after I established that my client was innocent.

Read More
Richard L. Lougee

The Forensic Interview of the Child as Evidence in a Sexual Abuse Case: Trial by Video

In virtually all jurisdictions in the United States there are child advocacy centers where children are taken to be interviewed following claims of being sexually molested or physically abused. These advocacy centers are theoretically staffed by people trained to question children in a non-threatening way and with techniques designed to elicit actual facts from the child.

Read More
Richard L. Lougee

Sex Offender Registration

Perhaps the most serious and long lasting consequence of a conviction for a sexual offense is the requirement to register as sex offender. Registration as a sex offender, usually for life.

Read More