Sexual Assault – The nonconsensual sexual contact with the accuser by the accused, or the accused by the accuser when force or coercion is used to accomplish the act, the sexual contact is accomplished without consent of the accuser, and the accused knows or has reason to know at the time of the contact that the accuser did not or could not consent. In the immediate aftermath of a sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence or similar event, the most important thing is for the victim to get to a safe place. When a feeling of safety has been achieved, the victim should seek medical attention, regardless of his or her decision to report the crime to the police.includes, but is not limited to, the intentional touching of the accuser’s, the accused’s, or any other person’s intimate parts, or the intentional touching of the clothing covering the immediate area of the accuser’s, the accused’s, or any other person’s intimate parts, if that intentional touching can be reasonably construed as being for the purpose of sexual arousal or gratification. It is very important for the victim of sexual assault to seek medical attention immediately so that the victim can be screened for sexually transmitted diseases/pregnancy/date rape drugs, obtain emergency contraception, and receive treatment for any physical injuries. A victim has the right to accept or decline any or all parts of a medical exam.Just a few years ago, the state of Tennessee passed the "Tennessee Sexual Offender and Violent Sexual Offender Registration, Verification and Tracking Act of 2004." The details of this act can be found in T. This law effectively banned sex offenders from living essentially anywhere within Georgia. For example, on July 1, 2006, Georgia House Bill 1059 was passed preventing sex offenders from living within 1000 feet of a school bus stop.
It is possible that information displayed here does not reflect current residence or other information.makes no representation, implied or expressed, that all information placed on this web site is accurate or timely.and its owners accept no responsibility or liability for damages of any kind resulting from reliance on this information or lack thereof. Within this act, the Tennessee General Assembly observed that it is a "compelling and necessary public interest that the public have information concerning persons convicted of sexual offenses…to allow members of the public to adequately protect themselves and their children from these persons." The act further states that "persons convicted of these sexual offenses have a reduced expectation of privacy because of the public's interest in public safety." The General Assembly concluded: "in balancing the sexual offender's and violent sexual offender's due process and other rights against the interests of public security, the general assembly finds that releasing information about offenders under the circumstances specified in this part will further the primary governmental interest of protecting vulnerable populations from potential harm." Because of this act, sex offenders must now register with local law enforcement agencies or face serious consequences — including new the felony charge of "failure to register." While these laws are in place to protect the public, can law enforcement and legislative bodies go too far?Fortunately, the provision was never enforced because school bus routes were constantly changing and a Federal Judge enjoined its enforcement. What happens if a park or daycare opens nearby to where you live, or a law prevents you from taking part in church activities, or if you are homeless and have no fixed address?