Sex Crimes Information

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Jan

False Accusations

False Accusations Stanley G. Schneider Texas Sex Crimes Defense Attorneys Schneider & McKinney, P.C. 110 Lyric Center, 440 Louisiana Street, Houston, Texas 77002, (713) 951-9994 Falsely Accused of a Sex Crime in Houston? It is tragic: a good man or woman’s reputation is at stake, threatened by the false accusations of another adult or even worse, a child, involving sex crimes. Not coincidentally, these charges often suddenly surface during the midst of a divorce or custody battle. If you have been falsely accused of a sexual crime, that is threatening your good name, your job, and possibly your liberty, call or ...

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Jan

Children’s Protective Services Stanley G. Schneider Texas Sex Crimes Defense Attorneys Schneider & McKinney, P.C. 110 Lyric Center, 440 Louisiana Street, Houston, Texas 77002, (713) 951-9994 Our team of sex crimes defense lawyers realizes that society treats child abuse sex crimes differently from any other type of criminal charge. Just the mere charge can be like poison to the reputation, job, and/or liberty of yourself or a loved one. If you or a loved one has been contacted by Children’s Protective Services, or feel that you or a loved one may be contacted soon, contact a Houston criminal defense lawyer on our ...

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Jan

Child Pornography

Child Pornography Charges Stanley G. Schneider Texas Sex Crimes Defense Attorneys Schneider & McKinney, P.C. 110 Lyric Center, 440 Louisiana Street, Houston, Texas 77002, (713) 951-9994 Our Houston sex crimes defense lawyers realize that society treats sex crimes differently from any other type of criminal charge: just a mere charge relating to child pornography can be like poison to the reputation, job, and/or liberty of you or a loved one. Embarrassing even to be charged If you or a loved one is accused of a state or federal sex crime associated with child pornography; you or a loved one is accused of being a child predator;, ...

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Jan

SANE NURSES - INVESTIGATIVE PROTOCOL: DEFENSE TECHNIQUES IN THE COURTROOM* Ned Barnett, Stanley G. Schneider & Dr. Stacey Mitchell** Defending Sexual Assault Involving Children September 11-12, 2008 Austin, Texas Law Office of Ned Barnett 8441 Gulf Freeway, Suite 600 Houston, Texas 77017 (713) 222-6767 Stanley G. Schneider 440 Louisiana, Ste. 800 Houston, TX 77002 (713) 222-6767 Dr. Stacy Mitchell 6315-B FM 1488 Magnolia, Texas (713) 703-7430 * This paper is a summary the Texas Evidence Collection Protocol. ** This paper was co-written by Amanda M. Webb. Ned Barnett 8441 Gulf Freeway, Suite 600 Houston, TX 77017 713-222-6767 When Mr. Barnett was born in May of 1961 he was destined to become a criminal defense ...

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Jan

THE CRIMINAL DEFENSE OF CHILD MOLESTATION ALLEGATIONS: THE PSYCHIATRIC KNOWLEDGE BASE FROM WHICH TO EVALUATE YOUR CASE MARK J. BLOTCKY, M.D. It is a great pleasure and an honor to be asked to speak with you today – a psychiatrist among a sea of attorneys.  You are probably wondering what I can offer you in your real-world day-to-day work, and I plan to rise to that challenge with some very pointed information and facts.  You live in an adversarial system, with innocence and guilt ...

11
Jan

Cross-Examination of Child Witnesses  STANLEY G. SCHNEIDER Schneider & McKinney, P.C. 2110 Lyric Center, 440 Louisiana Street, Houston, Texas 77002, (713) 951-9994 During the past several years, we have experienced a great increase in the number of criminal prosecutions that depend on the testimony of child witnesses, children under the age of 18 years of age. Even more disturbing are the number of cases where lawyers are forced to question children who are five or six years old or younger. These cases present distinct and difficult problems for the criminal defense lawyers. Traditionally, lawyers are taught to ...

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Jan

Defense of Child Sexual Abuse Cases  STANLEY G. SCHNEIDER Schneider & McKinney, P.C. 2110 Lyric Center, 440 Louisiana Street, Houston, Texas 77002, (713) 951-9994 During the past several years, we have experienced a great increase in the number of criminal prosecutions that depend on the testimony of child witnesses, children under the age of 18 years of age. These cases present distinct and difficult problems for the criminal defense lawyers. For example, traditionally, lawyers are taught to aggressively cross-examine. Terrence MacCarthy, from Chicago, preaches that during cross-examination, the defense lawyers should be in total control of the witness and ...

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Jan

 “EXTRANEOUS OFFENSES” DEFENDING SEX CRIMES INVOLVING CHILDREN  STANLEY G. SCHNEIDER Schneider & McKinney, P.C. 2110 Lyric Center, 440 Louisiana Street, Houston, Texas 77002, (713) 951-9994 Presented to: Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, March, 2006 I. SCOPE OF ARTICLE This Article analyzes the admissibility of extraneous acts of misconduct under Rules 404(b) and 403 of the Texas and Federal Rules of Evidence.   In particular, sections will focus on the admissibility of evidence of offenses as it ...