statutory rape

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Synonyms for statutory rape

sexual intercourse with a person (girl or boy) who has not reached the age of consent (even if both parties participate willingly)

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In accordance with the current exploitation theory of harm, the potential coverage of the statutory rape law has silently expanded (95) to encompass non-pregnancy-inducing sex between adults and minors, including sexual behavior short of intercourse, acts between older women and teen boys, and acts with same-sex partners.
During colonial times, most states had statutory rape laws protecting
Reading these statutes together shows a clear legislative intent to prosecute the conduct that the jury determined to have occurred in this case as misdemeanor statutory rape," said the opinion, which was written by Chief Justice Norman S.
Her ``husband'' Musa Komeagac was acquitted of statutory rape in a Turkish court but was fined for failing to carry out a civil wedding ceremony.
A court in Gaziantep sentenced Ocak to five years, three months and 10 days for statutory rape - having sex with an under age girl - and holding her against her will.
This note examines the dilemma of statutory rape in light of the recent nationwide trend toward stricter statutory rape laws and stepped-up enforcement activity.
Fours years ago the soap tackled statutory rape when Whitney Dean was sexually exploited at 15 by Tony King.
Brause was charged with two counts of statutory rape and one count of indecent assault and battery on a child under 14.
Mel Reynolds, who lost his seat in Congress almost two decades ago after being convicted of statutory rape, has been arrested in Zimbabwe on suspicion of possessing pornography and an immigration offense.
The Nevada Public Health Foundation (NPHF) is pleased to offer statutory rape education presentations throughout the state of Nevada, at no cost to the requesting entity.
Representative Andy Gipson (R), the new law's sponsor, hopes it makes it easier to prosecute statutory rape cases and lower Mississippi's stubbornly high teen pregnancy rate.
A 64-YEAR-OLD man was yesterday remanded in custody for eight days on suspicion of the statutory rape of a 16-year-old girl.
Today, perpetrators face statutory rape charges and are fined US$2,400.
A BOY of 12 who admitted the statutory rape of a nine-year-old girl was shown mercy by a judge yesterday.
Attempts or assaults to commit rape by force or threat of force are also included; however, statutory rape (without force) and other sex offenses are excluded.
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