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  • Minnesota May Remove Statute of Limitations for Sex Crimes
    Minnesota May Remove Statute of Limitations for Sex Crimes

    In March, a bill was introduced by State Rep. Ilhan Omar (DFL-Minneapolis) and State Sen. Sandy Pappas (DFL-St. Paul) that would eliminate the statute of limitations for felony sex crimes . This means ...

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  • Is It Rape to Have Sex with Someone Who is Drunk?
    Is It Rape to Have Sex with Someone Who is Drunk?

    Minnesota law defines date rape as forcible sexual contact during a voluntary social engagement (i.e. a date) in which an individual does not intend to engage in sexual activities and resists any ...

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  • Are All Sex Offenders on Megan's Law?
    Are All Sex Offenders on Megan's Law?

    After the 1994 high-profile rape and murder of seven-year-old Megan Kanka in New Jersey by Jesse Timmendequas, a sex offender with two prior convictions of sex crimes against small children living ...

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  • Minnesota Sex Offender Program Ruled Constitutional
    Minnesota Sex Offender Program Ruled Constitutional

    Minnesota’s sex offender program has been deemed constitutional after a federal appeals court reversed a lower court decision that ruled the program unconstitutional. The Minnesota Sex Offender ...

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  • "Sexting" Restriction Law in Minnesota May Be Unconstitutional

    A Minnesota law was drafted to combat “sexting” – sending sexually explicit content to another person through text messaging – between adults and minors, but now lawmakers and members of the legal ...

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