sexual intercourse or other sexual relations with a person under the legal age of consent, which age varies in different states.: See also rape1 (def. 1).
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How to use statutory rape in a sentence
Naomi says statutory rape is “when the person force you against your will and you too small.”
The MRM also shines a spotlight on underage male statutory rape victims.
He said date rape counted as “forcible rape,” but that statutory rape was in a different category, as it could be consensual.Todd Akin Finds a Friend in Dr. John Willke, a Pro-Life ‘Founding Father’ | Abigail Pesta | August 21, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
He also drew a distinction between “forcible rape,” statutory rape, and date rape.Todd Akin Finds a Friend in Dr. John Willke, a Pro-Life ‘Founding Father’ | Abigail Pesta | August 21, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
A sixth defendant, now 19, faces charges of statutory rape related to consensual sex with Prince when he was a senior.Should Tyler Clementi's Bully Be Charged With a Hate Crime? | Jessica Bennett | April 22, 2011 | THE DAILY BEAST
British Dictionary definitions for statutory rape
(in the US) the criminal offence of having sexual intercourse with a girl who has not reached the age of consent
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