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The Defense of Consent in Criminal Sexual Conduct Cases

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Consent is one of the more complex aspects of the law governing criminal sexual conduct. The defense of consent relies upon the still‐present societal tendency to mistrust and challenge the veracity of a victim’s experience.

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Last modified: 7/5/2022