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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Having already determined the age of consent as being 12 under Section 181, further proscription with regard to age of consent again under Section 183 amounts to breeding ambiguity in statutory rape laws as it provides two sets of 'age of consent' under the same law,' he explained, adding that removing Section 183 would bring the age for statutory rape in line with most other jurisdictions.
Statutory rape is different than normal rape in the sense that it can involve underage participants who willingly engage in sexual acts.
The non-governmental organisation Sisters In Islam disputed his comments, saying that it "is a mockery to Islam to say that the solution to statutory rape lies within the religion, which is to marry off children at a young age.
The idea behind statutory rape laws is that a person who has not reached the age of majority is legally incapable of consenting to sexual intercourse (5).
If found guilty of statutory rape, or "Statutory Sexual Seduction" per Nevada Revised Statutes, prison time, fines, and being identified as a sex offender for life are all possible.
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.
Melbourne, November 4 (ANI): The woman who claimed that Justin Beiber is the father of her child could herself be charged with statutory rape.
How can you equate an 18-year-old male having loving consensual sex with his underage girlfriend, which is statutory rape, with the violation of a woman by a stranger who has entered her home at dead of night and holds a knife to her throat.
In cases of statutory rape, the victim sometimes has to send a monthly check to the wrongdoer.
In the current study, we challenge the focus on age found in current statutory rape legislation and suggest that educational context may be more important than age asymmetry in predicting adolescent female sexual activity--specifically, that young women dating older males who are still in secondary school are at less risk of sexual intercourse than female teenagers dating males who do not attend school, regardless of the males' ages.
In short, Internet-related sex crimes are overwhelmingly cases of statutory rape rather than child molestation.
After six years in Tolland, Sandra was asked to serve as the head prosecutor of the Statutory Rape and Sex Crimes Unit at the Chief State's Attorney's Office.
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