Sexual Offence Articles
Morton’s Solicitors are one of the leading Sexually-related crime solicitors in the North West. In this section, you will find some useful articles offering advice, information and changes to laws.
Helen’s Law would see a change in parole terms that would mean murderers must reveal the whereabouts of a victim’s body before being considered for parole.
The recent case of serial rapist Reynhard Sinaga has brought the use of date rape drugs into the news again. So what is the law surrounding date rape drugs?
Applying for removal from the sex offender’s register has been in the news recently – but is it as easy to be removed as they are seeming to suggest?
One of the things we have to deal with from time to time is situations where false information has been given to the police. This is a criminal offence, and it can lead to a lengthy prison sentence. Find out why…
A recent report has shown that despite a dramatic increase in rape allegations, the number of prosecutions has dramatically fallen – we look at why this could be.
Looking at the case of Robyn Williams – the distinguished Met Police officer who, by failing to respond quickly enough to indecent content she was sent, has been convicted of being in possession of indecent videos of a young child being abused.
On 10th March 2001, HRH Prince Andrew is alleged to have met and been photographed with a lady who has accused the Prince of sexual misconduct. In a BBC interview, Prince Andrew ridicules the suggestion and throws up two recollections – but are they a strong alibi?
The Conservative Party Conference has seen calls being met for the Government to get tough on sentencing for violent and sexual crimes. This article looks at what these changes will mean moving forward and for existing offenders in the system.
Justice, the renowned human rights organisation, has published a significant report that examines the prosecution of sexual offences, and in some areas calls for a radical overhaul.
Forensic Evidence in the Criminal Justice System has been in the news again recently – with the confiscation of mobile phones for evidence in rape cases stirring mixed opinions. Here we look at how forensic evidence in used.