spousal rape

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Rape of a woman by her husband or common law partner, which is often part of battered wife syndrome

spousal rape

Forensic medicine Rape by a husband or common law partner, a violent crime and a component of battered wife syndrome. See Assault, Date rape, Domestic violence, Rape.
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343, 343 (1990); see Sack, Intimate Partner Rape, supra note 17, at 549 (noting that, historically, the law did not recognize a man's behavior in raping his wife as potentially criminal).
Sack, Intimate Partner Rape, supra note 17, at 553; see Buckborough, supra note 47, at 345--46 (noting that implied consent was irrevocable because marriage lasted until death); see also Kizer v.
Sack, Intimate Partner Rape, supra note 17, at 551-52 (explaining the justification's reasoning as that if the general relationship between husband and wife is private, then their sexual relations, which are more intimate, should be protected from the law); Katherine M.
Sack, Intimate Partner Rape, supra note 17, at 547 (noting that in approximately forty to forty-five percent of battering relationships, the perpetrator sexually assaults or forces sex upon his partner); see Eskow, supra note 35, at 688 ("While Russell offers compelling reasons for analytically separating marital rape from the larger domestic violence context, one cannot ignore the aspects of domestic violence that infiltrate many sexually abusive relationships.
The health care cost of intimate partner rape, physical assault and stalking totals $5.
Her topics include making sexual assault visible in domestic violence, the social context and criminal justice response, the research strategy, contextualizing intimate partner rape, and the control context.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), "The costs of intimate partner rape, physical assault, and stalking exceed $5.
8 billion each year is the cost of intimate partner rape, sexual assault and stalking.