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Ages of consent in North America


It should be noted that while actual prosecutions for violations of Corruption of Minors statutes (and age of consent statutes in ...

Statutory Rape Laws by State


Apr 14, 2003 ... Statutory Rape Laws by State. ... First-degree sexual abuse of a minor for someone age 16 or older to engage .... Felony carnal knowledge of a juvenile is sexual intercourse with consent between (1) someone age 19 or older ...

Age of Consent | Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape (PCAR)


In Pennsylvania, children less than 13 years of age cannot grant consent to sexual ... over them as defined in Pennsylvania's institutional sexual assault statute.

State-by-State Marriage "Age of Consent" Laws - FindLaw


Alabama, The age of consent is sixteen. With parental consent, parties can marry at age fourteen. However, this parental consent is not required if the minor has ...

Legal Age of Consent for Marriage and Sex for the 50 United States*


Age for Marriage with Parental. Consent. Whether minors under the minimum legal age can marry with parental and judicial consent. Presence of stipulations.

California - Age of Consent


For the purposes of this section, a "minor" is a person under the age of 18 years .... law was to make illegal sexual intercourse both between children and adults

Tennessee -- Age of Consent


May 26, 1999 ... (a) Statutory rape is sexual penetration of a victim by the defendant or of the ... part if the victim is the legal spouse of the perpetrator except as provided in .... Under T.C.A 39-13-506, if an adult has sex with a minor less than 18 ...

Mississippi – Age of Consent Laws « The Age of Consent


(a) Any person seventeen (17) years of age or older has sexual intercourse with a child who: (i) Is at least fourteen (14) but under sixteen (16) years of age;.

North Carolina – Age of Consent Laws « The Age of Consent


North Carolina – Age of Consent Laws ... (1) With a victim who is a child under the age of 13 years and the defendant is at least 12 years old and is at least four  ...

Statutory rape laws and ages of consent in the US - Washington Post


May 1, 2015 ... The overwhelming majority of states set the age of consent at 16 or 17, ... not to boys; heterosexual sex with an underage boy wasn't statutory ...

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Statutory Rape: The Age of Consent | LegalMatch Law Library


Aug 11, 2015 ... California - The age of consent in California is 18. It is illegal for anyone to engage in sexual intercourse with a minor (someone under the age ...

Children and Youth in History | Age of Consent Laws


Consequently, any one who has sex with an underage individual, regardless of ... An age of consent statute first appeared in secular law in 1275 in England as ...

Criminal Law Says Minors Can't Consent — But Some Civil Courts ...


Nov 16, 2014 ... No state has an age of consent lower than 16. But in some civil cases, attorneys argue that children can make decisions about whom they have ...