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#Sex Offences

# sex-offences - Thursday 27 December, 2018

Opinion: Should judges hand down concurrent sentences in rape cases?

‘It is essential, for victims of crime and for society in general, that coherent sentencing policy is developed’, writes Ivana Bacik.

# sex-offences - Monday 10 July, 2017

'Every error that is made is to the detriment of Sgt McCabe. There isn't an error in his favour'

The Disclosures Tribunal has heard that the false Maurice McCabe child sex allegations were ‘absolutely coincidences’.

# sex-offences - Thursday 9 March, 2017

Man who posed as Justin Bieber online charged with over 900 child sex offences

The charges include rape, indecent treatment of children and making child exploitation material.

# sex-offences - Monday 7 September, 2015

Former Dragons' Den star accused of 'sexual activity' with 13-year-old girl

Douglas Richard is also an adviser to David Cameron.

# sex-offences - Monday 22 June, 2015

Sex offender jailed for taking neighbour's bra and knickers from laundry room

The judge said the Waterford man is a “very damaged human through no fault of his own”.

# sex-offences - Monday 18 May, 2015

Sunderland footballer Adam Johnson to plead 'not guilty' to child sex offences

The footballer held hands with his girlfriend Stacey Flounders as they arrived at court.

# sex-offences - Saturday 20 September, 2014

Jon Hamm, Connie Britton and other celebrities star in White House anti-rape video

One in five women in America are victims of sexual assault during college years.

# sex-offences - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

14-year-old boy pleads guilty to 12 counts of sexual assault

The teenager was sentenced in England today.

# sex-offences - Monday 3 March, 2014

Athlone child rapist will be sentenced today

The 30-year-old man has admitted to all charges against him, relating to sex offences against two young girls who were attending a birthday party in Athlone last September.

# sex-offences - Wednesday 26 February, 2014

Boy, 14, charged with raping his mother

He is the youngest ever person to be charged with the crime in the UK.

# sex-offences - Monday 24 February, 2014

DJ David Lee Travis to face retrial on sex assault charges

A hearing is scheduled for 28 March.

# sex-offences - Tuesday 1 October, 2013

More indecent assault charges for DJ Dave Lee Travis

The 68-year-old former BBC presenter already faces eleven charges spanning a period between 1977 and 2007.

# sex-offences - Wednesday 6 March, 2013

Eight men arrested on suspicion of rape of teenager in London

The offences are alleged to have occurred between May and November 2012.

# sex-offences - Sunday 23 December, 2012

Indian gang-rape victim recounts ordeal

The newspaper reports about the victim’s statement to police come as authorities ban related protests in New Delhi.

# sex-offences - Tuesday 1 November, 2011

DPP prosecuted in more than 60 per cent of cases last year DPP

DPP prosecuted in more than 60 per cent of cases last year

However, about 3,312 suspects were not prosecuted by the DPP because of a lack of sufficient evidence in Garda files.