statutory rape


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statutory rape

[stach′ətôr′ē]
Etymology: L, statuere, to place, rapere, to seize
(in law) sexual intercourse with a female below the age of consent, which varies from state to state. See also rape.
Sexual intercourse with a person who, as defined by the statutes of the jurisdiction, cannot legally give consent, usually because of being underage

statutory rape

Sexology Sexual intercourse with someone who, based on age–usually < 18, cannot legally consent to intercourse. See Assault, Date rape, Rape, Spousal rape.

statutory rape

Sexual intercourse with a girl below the age of consent.
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However, the age of consent varies in&nbsp;different states, which punish statutory rape under laws addressing&nbsp;sexual assault,&nbsp;rape, unlawful sexual intercourse or carnal knowledge of a child, (http://criminal.
In other countries of the world, there are laws on statutory rape that seek to protect young people.
Therefore, it is vital that nurses are informed about statutory rape law, since statutory sexual seduction is considered sexual abuse (NRS 432B.
The issue of statutory rape even if she's guilty has no bearing on the duties to provide child support," Yeater's lawyer Matthew Pare was quoted as saying.
Efforts to "get tough" on statutory rape offenses were galvanized by studies showing that the majority of America's teenage births involve adult fathers.
Supreme Court of California that a state statutory rape law that
Letourneau is merely the most visible member of a class of criminals--adult women who have sexual encounters or relationships with boys, in violation of statutory rape laws in every state in the United States.
Because the sex involved another male, the older boy received a seventeen-year prison term rather than the standard fifteen months for statutory rape.
It's a serious crime for an adult to have sexual relations with a minor, yet it seems to be a rule that these clinics and the Government are condoning statutory rape, when they fail to report these incidents to the authorities.
It is much harder to protect children from statutory rape, pornography, incest, and abuse, if we pretend that they can consent to sexual and reproductive decisions.
In some cases, it could also expose instances of abuse or statutory rape that teenage abortions may otherwise conceal.
At 14, Yumi Fuller runs away after her teacher gets her pregnant and then takes her to an illegal abortionist to avoid getting himself arrested for statutory rape.

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