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Ashley’s and Brittany’s stories led us to review the statutory rape laws in every state. Shane and Christy Stracener gave us less than an hour, standing outside their home.
The alleged abuse in swimming began as early as pre-school classes with children as young as three and continued through the tiers of competition to cases of statutory rape by coaches with underage swimmers on national team trips.
The documents also revealed that coaches and USA Swimming leaders knew about cases of statutory rape occurring during U.S. national team trips.
The early 20th-century painter Egon Schiele spent 24 days in jail on charges of statutory rape involving a 13-year-old girl.
The part also, of course, entailed the depiction of Koresh's automaniacal self-deification, statutory rape, and the on-camera firefight between his parishioners and the FBI.
Pete Rose's lawsuit against John Dowd, who claimed that Rose committed statutory rape during his managerial career, has been dismissed after the two sides settled outside of court.
Meili has been charged with child kidnapping, statutory sodomy and statutory rape, court records show.
Although there is no statute of limitation in New York on actual rape, adult or child, that is not the case for attempted statutory rape, Cohen says.
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law : the crime of having sex with someone who is younger than an age that is specified by law
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