sexual abuse

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a statutory offense that provides that it is a crime to knowingly cause another person to engage in an unwanted sexual act by force or threat

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Four charges are for aggravated criminal sexual assault, two for sexual assault and five for aggravated criminal sexual abuse.The Chicago Sun-Times reports the new charges date from January 2010.Dozens of women have come forward over the years accusing the singer of abusing them.
The bill also defines bodily injury and criminal sexual abuse as they pertain to senior citizens, and establishes an Elder Justice Coordinating Council to examine me problem of abuse of the elderly,
Prosecutors in Ogle County, Ill., have charged Daniel Ginter, 40, with two counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse. He has pleaded innocent to the charges, which authorities said stemmed from two encounters with a high-school student last March in the rural northwest Illinois county.
Given the gravity of the allegations - it's the first time that a Eugene police officer has faced criminal sexual abuse charges - it was fitting that Buchanan publicly announced the allegations at a news conference and that he took the unusual step of announcing the investigation of
Nine months in the making, the 180-page report from the Suffolk County grand jury said, "The response of priests in the diocesan hierarchy to allegations of criminal sexual abuse was not pastoral.
The district court entered judgment for the Bureau, finding that it was appropriate to classify the prisoner based on his state conviction for criminal sexual abuse. The court also held that the statute requiring the Bureau of notify authorities when a sex offender was about to be released did not violate the Double Jeopardy Clause, because Congress intended the statute to be remedial by serving law enforcement and protecting the public, rather than punitive.
The Nova Scotia Court of Appeal, the province's top court, on July 12, 1996, overturned a 1995 "landmark" ruling of a lower court that held the Diocese of Antigonish responsible for the secret criminal sexual abuse perpetrated by one of its priests.
Charles, faces felony charges of aggravated criminal sexual abuse and sexual exploitation of a child under 13 stemming from the attack Tuesday, according to Kane County prosecutors and court records.
Kelly departs from the Leighton Criminal Court building after a status hearing in his criminal sexual abuse trial in Chicago.
Kelly, 52, was indicted in February on 10 counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse involving underage girls.
SINGER R Kelly has been charged with 10 counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse and a warrant for his arrest has been issued.
In July 2007, McCormack, 45, pleaded guilty to five counts of criminal sexual abuse of five boys while he taught and coached basketball at St.
Smith faces two counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse, six counts of criminal sexual assault and 10 counts of criminal sexual abuse.
Those charges included not only aggravated criminal sexual abuse but also more serious charges -- aggravated criminal sexual assault, a Class X felony, and criminal sexual assault, a Class 1 felony.
Kelly walks inside the Criminal Court Building as he arrives for a hearing on eleven new counts of criminal sexual abuse, in Chicago, Illinois, U.S., June 6, 2019.