Articles Posted in Sexual Crimes/Rape

Sexual assault cases in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut  (or anywhere) are their own special animal in the criminal justice system. There is a huge stigma associated with them even though defendants in these cases are afforded the same presumption of innocence as anyone charged with any other crime. My experience has shown that oftentimes judges often don’t seem to be as concerned for the rights of the accused in these cases, defense lawyers don’t put enough effort into a defense and juries are quicker to convict – all presumably due to the disgust they have with the charges. Many of the best criminal attorneys in New York and New Jersey won’t even touch these cases. But these cases can and should be won. Continue reading