What Does “Sexual Imposition” Mean in the State of Ohio?

Ohio law, specifically the Ohio Revised Code Section 2907.06, defines the criminal offense of “Sexual Imposition” as “sexual contact,” i.e., the touching of another person’s erogenous area. Erogenous areas constitute for the thigh, genitals, buttocks, pubic region, or female breast. The charge of “Sexual Imposition” applies in one of the following five circumstances: Call (614)… Read More

What is the age of consent for sex in Ohio?

The age of consent for sex in Ohio is 16. If a person is 18 years of age or older, then it is a crime for that person to have sexual conduct (including oral sex) with a person who is under 16 years old.  In such a case (where the accuser is between 13 and… Read More

Weekly Criminal Defense Reads – Friday, August 28, 2015

Drug Kingpin Sentenced to Prison for Nationwide Drug Ring The kingpin of a criminal drug ring was sentenced to five years in prison on August 24th (Business Insider). Residing in Las Vegas, John Bowen, 68, led an illegal drug franchise that distributed a product known as ‘Spice.’ A drug imitating marijuana’s effects, Spice was imported… Read More

Can a good lawyer win every criminal case?

It depends on who you ask. Even the best criminal defense lawyers have different views.  Gerry Spence, one of the best trial lawyers in America, says “yes.”  Others say to forget about ever winning against the government. Why Top Rated Lawyers Give Opposing Views Gerry Spence, one of America’s greatest trial lawyers, says that with… Read More