Statutory Rape: A Guide to State Laws and Reporting Requirements. Endnotes


[2] The Alan Guttmacher Institute (1994). Sex and America’s Teenagers. New York.

[3] Donovan, P. (1998). “Caught Between Teens and the Law: Family Planning Programs and Statutory Rape Reporting,” The Guttmacher Report on Public Policy. 1(3): 5-7.
[4] State v. Soura, 118 Idaho 232, 796 P.2d 109 (1990)
[5] Oberman, M. (2000). “Regulating Consensual Sex with Minors: Defining a Role for Statutory Rape,” Buffalo Law Review, 48: 703-784.
[6] There are cases where a defendant can also be a victim and vice versa. For example, in a state where individuals under a certain age cannot consent to sexual acts regardless of the age of the other party, if two individuals under the age of consent engage in sexual acts they have both been victimized and are both subject to prosecution.
[7] Many states have laws that specifically address the depiction of minors engaging in sexual acts.
[8] Although the exact title of the section and/or statute varies by state.

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