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Civil Liability and Sex Crimes in Georgia: Child Pornography – OCGA 16-12-100

Civil Consequences for Sexual Exploitation of a Minor in Georgia   Hello, and welcome back to our new blog series on sex crimes in Georgia.  Last week, we talked about Georgia’s rape statute, OCGA 16-6-1, and how the concept of negligence per se can help rape survivors sue for damages in civil court. Today, let’s […]

Civil Liability and Sex Crimes in Georgia: Aggravated Sodomy – OCGA 16-6-2

Aggravated Sodomy in Georgia   Welcome back to our ongoing discussion of sex crimes and how the criminal and civil justice system work together to help the victim. Last week, we talked about OCGA 16-12-100, Georgia’s child pornography law. This week, we’ll talk about OCGA 16-6-2, which deals with aggravated sodomy.  Importantly, this article is […]

Civil Liability and Sex Crimes in Georgia: Sexual Battery

Sexual Battery Cases in Georgia Explained Today, we’ll talk about sexual battery and aggravated sexual battery, which are covered by OCGA 16-6-22.1 and OCGA 16-6-22.2.  Importantly, this article is not meant to help educate people who have been charged with a sexual crime.  It is instead intended for victims and their families.  We will go […]

Civil Liability and Sex Crimes in Georgia: Child Molestation OCGA 16-6-4

Child Molestation Civil Lawsuits in Georgia Hello, and welcome back to our ongoing blog series on sex crimes and civil liability.  The statutes forbidding sex crimes are intended to protect people from physical and emotional pain, so violations of these statutes can create criminal AND civil liability. Last week, we talked about how this applies […]

Civil Liability and Sex Crimes in Georgia: Enticing a Child for Indecent Purposes OCGA 16-6-5

Georgia Law Explained: Enticing a Child for Indecent Purposes Welcome back to our discussion of sex crimes under Georgia law, and how the concept of negligence per se can help survivors win compensation in civil court. This week, we’ll talk about the OCGA 16-6-5, which forbids enticing a child for indecent purposes.   What Does […]

Civil Liability and Sex Crimes in Georgia: Filing a Civil Lawsuit After a Rape Under OCGA 16-6-1

The Definition of Rape in Georgia For the past several months on this blog, we’ve been analyzing various traffic statutes and discussing how they can be used to establish civil liability after an accident. Today, we’re going to move on to the subject of sex crimes, and how criminal law can once again support survivors’ […]

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