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Jury Trial Acquittal: Lewd Proposals to a Child Under 16
Adam Banner - Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Last night, I was able to secure a jury trial acquittal for one of my clients charged with Making a Lewd or Indecent Proposal to a Child Under 16. The Jury came back with a not guilty verdict in thirty minutes. Read More

Bill Cosby Mistrial: Discussing the Defense Strategy
Adam Banner - Saturday, June 17, 2017

Many were surprised that the highly publicized jury trial regarding the sexual assault allegations against Bill Cosby ended in a mistrial. However, sex crimes trials often end this way due to the strategies usually employed by the defense team. Read More

Lewd Molestation of a Child Under 12: Case Dismissed
Adam Banner - Tuesday, May 23, 2017

We were set for trial yesterday regarding an allegation that my client had committed lewd molestation against his daughter, who at the time was under the age of twelve. On the day the trial was set to begin, and after four long years of fighting the charges, the prosecution finally dismissed the case. Read More

Subway, Jared Fogle, and the New Face of Child Pornography
Adam Banner - Tuesday, August 25, 2015

As I recently wrote in my article for the Huffington Post regarding former Subway pitchman Jared Fogle's federal charges, I have, and continue to, handle a lot of cases dealing with child pornography and sexual crimes against children. Consequently, there isn't much I run into while defending these cases which surprises me. Read More

Bill Cosby is Innocent Until Proven Guilty
Adam Banner - Monday, April 20, 2015

Innocent until proven guilty. That is the law of the land. Read More

Federal Court Ruling Significant in Child Porn Prosecutions
Adam Banner - Sunday, February 22, 2015

A federal appeals court ruling earlier this month will likely have a significant impact on child pornography prosecutions in the United States. The decision has prompted U.S. lawmakers to propose a bill that would nullify the court's decision about crime victim restitution in subsequent child pornography cases. Read More

Campus Crime in Oklahoma
Adam Banner - Sunday, November 30, 2014

Last week, campus police with the University of Central Oklahoma Police Department investigated the report of an armed robbery on campus. The alleged victim says that he was sitting in his vehicle when a man armed with a small-caliber revolver approached him and demanded money before jumping into another vehicle and driving away. Read More

The Sex Offender in the Squad Car
Adam Banner - Monday, September 29, 2014

It seems like Oklahoma women have a lot more to fear than a traffic ticket when they see flashing lights in the rearview mirror. In just over a month, three law enforcement officers have been arrested and charged with on-duty rapes and sexual assaults. The suspects in these cases are all from separate branches of law enforcement, and are in different locations around the state: an Oklahoma City Police officer, an Oklahoma Highway Patrol trooper patrolling in Creek County, and a Tulsa County Sheriff's deputy.  Read More

Oklahoma Athletes Under Suspicion
Adam Banner - Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Often, it seems like sports and crime go hand in hand--especially football and violent crime. The statistics do not support this theory, with the NFL having an arrest rate below that of the general population, and with the NBA being the only major professional sports league to have a higher arrest rate than the general public. Still, headlines love athletes, and when a professional athlete or even a college athlete from a big-name university is accused of wrongdoing, it quickly becomes trending news. Read More

Teens Charged with Sexting May Face New Laws
Adam Banner - Friday, March 14, 2014

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