Tag Archives: consent

Can a guest allow the police to search your house?

I had the question asked: can a guest who is staying in your house allow the police to search? What about if they were to call the police and invite them to search? Would that evidence still be admissible against the homeowner?  Apparent authority is the key This is more than just a yes or […]

Sexual assault and rape

Virtually every sexual assault crime (rape, sexual battery, oral copulation or sodomy) contains the element of “against the victim’s will.”  What that means is the prosecution must prove beyond a reasonable doubt that the victim did not consent to the sexual activity.  So what do you do if you have been accused of a sexual […]