b2ap3_thumbnail_shutterstock_243122509-1.jpgDue in large part to the publicity of high-profile cases, laws pertaining to the statute of limitations and handling of sexual assault and harassment claims are undergoing change or review. Officials maintain these efforts are necessary to protect victims. However, consideration is now being given to the way the registry of sexual offenders is maintained in Illinois.

Task Force Makes Recommendations

At the end of last year, a specially named task force published a report that proposed certain changes to the way Illinois handles sex offenders and the state’s registration list. The panel included public advocates, victims, members of law enforcement, defense attorneys and prosecutors.

As with any discussion related to the handling of sex crime offenders and convicts, officials expect legislators to act cautiously and deliberately prior to implementation of any changes.

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Defending against sex crime charges is a serious job that should not be taken on by oneself, or left to the inexperienced. Make sure your rights and freedom are in the hands of a reputable Arlington Heights sex crimes defense attorney – one who not only knows the laws but has practiced such matters for several years with success. Rely on Scott F. Anderson, Attorney at Law, to bring a meticulous approach to case review, and the thorough development and delivery of an aggressive defense strategy. Call 847-253-4700 to schedule a free and completely confidential initial consultation. Learn how the skills of an experienced defense attorney will benefit your case.

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