sex crime

  1. a statutory offense that provides that it is a crime to knowingly cause another person to engage in an unwanted sexual act by force or threat
    most states have replaced the common law definition of rape with statutes defining sexual assault
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How To Use sex crime In A Sentence

  • It is ironic that if he had been accused of sex crimes while working with children, he would almost certainly have been placed on secret lists which schools have access to.
  • Taboo sex crimes still have a whole qualitiative difference that makes them obscene, sick; and so you get child-rapists getting shivved in jail by bank-robbers. The Stain of Sin
  • Sex crimes were just as numerous as they are today.
  • The sooner we stop using the expression "sex crimes", the sooner will we be able to address the stark fact that these are acts of violence which hijack the sexual organs for the purpose of the humiliation and violation. Letters: Sex and violence
  • When John Paul's beatification was announced in January, the U.S.-based Survivor's Network of those Abused by Priests criticized what it described as a "hasty drive to confer sainthood on the pontiff under whose reign most of the widely documented clergy sex crimes and coverups took place. - Home Page
  • A detective unit that specializes in investigating sex crimes spoke to possible witnesses and canvassed the area to look for a suspect. DA: Meteorologist Lied About Rape Claim
  • No one else had the guts to stand up and talk about what happened, not just because of the sense of humiliation that inhibit sex crime victims anywhere, but because over here, in the honor cultures, "deflowered" virgins de facto dishonor their families and can be shunned or even killed by their own fathers or brothers. Nina Burleigh: Failing the Virginity Test
  • The truth is that once homosexuality is cleansed from the Roman Catholic Church, the problem of clerical sex crime will be solved. Another anti-Pope diatribe from Dawkins « Anglican Samizdat
  • Sex crimes were just as numerous as they are today.
  • Now faced with a stalker who knew way too much about Harding's tragic history, Messing layered over her character's tough shell hints of fear, loneliness and fatigue at devoting most of her life to fighting the grisliest of sex crimes extra points to the show for also revisiting Benson's own past crusade to catch her mother's rapist and having the guts to off Christine Lahti's ADA Sonya Paxton. Watercooler: SVU Ain't Messing Around
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