Category: Assault

Updated on April 16th, 2024 at 05:55 pmOn May 3, 2019, DC Law 22-311 went into effect. The amendment changed Title 23 of the District of Columbia Official Code to eliminate the criminal statute of limitations for first, second, third, and fourth-degree sexual abuse. It extended the statute of limitations for violations of required reporting […]Continue reading

Updated on April 16th, 2024 at 08:34 pmAs the ongoing pandemic rages across the world, people in every state in the United States are required or have been required, to stay home as much as possible to slow the spread of the deadly Coronavirus. Being confined in the home has posed a litany of added stressors, […]Continue reading

Updated on April 9th, 2024 at 07:03 pmStudents at American University in Washington D.C. found bananas hung from trees and lamp posts covered in racially offensive messages targeting African American students. The bananas were hung using string nooses. The incident occurred on the first day of finals week in May of 2017, which also happened […]Continue reading

Updated on April 16th, 2024 at 06:43 pmThere has been a recent national epidemic of reports of people in clown masks committing assaults, issuing threats, and generally “creeping out” members of the public. While most have been unsubstantiated, reports concerning clowns have been pouring into police agencies at an alarming rate. The Initial Sightings And […]Continue reading

Updated on April 12th, 2024 at 10:06 pmAssaulting a Police Officer A trial for someone accused of assaulting a police officer usually consists of: A police officer testifying as the victim A defendant testifying in his own defense A judge making a finding of guilt or innocence Not surprisingly, when the judge has to decide […]Continue reading

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