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Sex Offense Cases

Over the last ten years, there has been a proliferation of sex offense cases. This is especially true concerning high school and college students. Stanton D. Levenson has extensive experience and a winning track record in this area. Review some representative cases below.

DESCRIPTION:
Defendant, a college football player and outstanding student, was charged with indecently assaulting a female student.
OUTCOME:
He met her at a party and they went outside together. He testified that their sexual activity was consensual. She denied it. She also denied having anything to drink. After photos of her dancing an a table holding a bottle of beer were introduced into evidence, Defendant was acquitted.
DESCRIPTION:
Defendant, a former head lifeguard at a country club studying for a PhD in Pharmacy, was charged with raping an assistant lifeguard.
OUTCOME:
He was acquitted after the introduction of work records showed she wasn`t working on the night of the alleged incident.
DESCRIPTION:
Defendant, an attorney, was convicted of possession of child pornography.
OUTCOME:
He received a sentence substantially below the guidelines based upon the argument that the child pornography guidelines should be ignored since they are based upon congressional direction and not upon empirical research.
DESCRIPTION:
Defendant, a youth minister, was charged with sexually assaulting an 11 year old female parishioner.
OUTCOME:
He was acquitted based upon the lapse of time in making a complaint and cross-examination exposing the implausibility of her story.
DESCRIPTION:
Defendant, a Minister, was accused of indecently assaulting a young female parishioner.
OUTCOME:
He denied the accusation and presented evidence of his excellent character and reputation in the community. He also presented witnesses who testified to the alleged victim`s poor reputation in the community for truthfulness and honesty. The jury acquitted him.
DESCRIPTION:
Defendant was a male teacher accused by a former male student of rape.
OUTCOME:
He was acquitted on the basis of cross-examination which exposed numerous lies and inconsistencies.
DESCRIPTION:
Defendant was accused by his son of numerous acts of physical and sexual abuse over a substantial period of time.
OUTCOME:
At the time the accusations were made the son was living with his mother who was going through a bitter divorce and custody proceeding with the Defendant. The son had a long and well documented history of mental illness. Based upon those factors the Defendant was acquitted.
DESCRIPTION:
Defendant, an airline pilot, was charged with indecent exposure.
OUTCOME:
He immediately sought mental health counseling. On that basis, he was given deferred prosecution, thereby enabling him to keep his job.
DESCRIPTION:
Defendant, a former hospital executive, was charged with child pornography based upon his possession of a book containing numerous naked photos of children used to illustrate a book written by a Pediatrician.
OUTCOME:
Defendant had purchased the book 30 years earlier at a university bookstore. At the time Defendant purchased the book it was not a crime to possess child pornography. He was acquitted.
DESCRIPTION:
Defendant, a college senior who had been accepted to law school, was accused by a co-ed of rape.
OUTCOME:
He testified that she consented. She denied it. However, at the preliminary hearing she admitted that she invited the Defendant to her dorm room and showed him a photo album of her modeling underwear. The Defendant filed a motion for production of the photo album which he then introduced into evidence. The jury acquitted.