Some jurisdictions have specified that people debilitated by alcohol or other drugs are incapable of consenting to sex.
Courts have also disagreed on whether consent, once given, can later be withdrawn.
In college date rape has a different meaning, as in a date would be a party where the woman is purposely given alcohol and drugs by the man and usually his friends, therefore the rape is a group effort.
The term date rape is first found in print in the 1975 book Against Our Will: Men, Women and Rape by American feminist journalist, author and activist Susan Brownmiller.
In this case, property damage meant that the crime was not legally recognized as damaging to the victim, but instead to her father or husband's property. states had criminalized the concept of marital rape by 1993.
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Many societies rank the seriousness of a rape based on the relationship between the perpetrator and the victim.
"An assault by a stranger is more likely to be seen as a 'real rape' than one by some-one known to the victim." Because of this cultural conception, many date rapes are considered to be less serious than stranger rapes because the nature of the perpetrator-victim relationship, especially for those who have had a prior or current sexual relationship.
Therefore, officers should always consult with the county prosecutor's office before applying any information found in the updates.
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