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Sexual Harassment May Be Added To List Of Florida Sex Crimes

By Kevin J. Kulik, P.A. |

The #MeToo movement that has swept the nation has also had a major impact in Florida, which recently became one of the first states in the US to propose rewriting state sex crimes laws to include sexual harassment as a criminal offense. According to a February 1, 2018 article in The Tampa Bay Times,… Read More »

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Confrontation Clause Does Not Extend to Child-Abuse Testimony

By Kevin J. Kulik, P.A. |

When witness testimony has put a criminal defendant on trial, the Constitution’s Confrontation Clause requires that each and every criminal defendant should have the right to cross-examine his/her accuser. The purpose is that no one can stand behind anonymity when someone’s life and liberty could be taken away. This does not only apply to… Read More »

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Recording Exception Created for Victims of Sexual Assault in Florida Courts

By Kevin J. Kulik, P.A. |

The Florida legislature has passed a considerable number of laws recently focusing on the promotion of public safety, especially the safety of minors. The Florida House passed a bill on March 18, 2015, which provides an exception to the law requiring consent from both parties before the parties may be recorded. States nationwide are… Read More »

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Statute of Limitations for Childhood Sexual Abuse in Florida

By Kevin J. Kulik, P.A. |

Earlier in December 2014, many Floridians took notice of a lottery winner in the Orlando area who won the $3 million jackpot from the Florida Lottery. The reason: the winner was convicted in 1999 for attempted sexual battery. His victims also took notice of his win, and have begun proceedings against the man in… Read More »

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Two-Party Consent Law Upheld Against Victim’s Recording of Her Sexual Abuser

By Kevin J. Kulik, P.A. |

The Florida Supreme Court recently reversal of a criminal case will have a significant impact on the use of recordings as evidence in criminal proceedings. The Supreme Court held that a crime victim may not be able to use the recording that he or she made secretly during a commission of a crime. This… Read More »

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