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Sexually Motivated Felony Charges in NY

By Jill K. Sanders, Esq. When a crime has been committed but is not a sex offense, there may have been a sexual motivation. In New York, such can be charged as a “sexually motivated felony.” When t...

Factors Which Lower Risk of Future Criminal Behavior

By Jill K. Sanders, Esq. Recidivism is when someone who has been convicted of a crime commits another crime thereafter. Punishment for an offense is one way to lower the risk of future criminal beh...

January is National Stalking Awareness Month

By Jill K. Sanders, Esq. Each year, an estimated 6 to 7.5 million people in the United States are stalked. Stalking is a serious and dangerous offense that impacts every community. And it is a crim...

The Trial of Harvey Weinstein – What Really Happened?

By Jill K. Sanders, Esq. Harvey Weinstein was at the top of his game as a Hollywood producer when women began making accusations. Specifically, they allege he committed sexual harassment and sexual...
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New York City Art and Education Event on Registry Laws

By Jill K. Sanders, Esq. This month, the Drawing Center in NYC will host events which explore the intersection between art and criminal justice. "Our Fellow Americans: A Symposium on Public Convict...
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Civil Commitment of Registered Sex Offenders

By Jill K. Sanders, Esq. In New York, some persons who have committed sex offenses are considered by the state to be too dangerous to live the community. This is even after they’ve served the priso...