LOUISIANA- Weak Code for Rape by Fraud Down on the Bayou!

Seems like an over abundance of swamp water drowns out the need to protect victims in Louisiana. The Bayou State has several statutes on rape, but none measure up on rape by fraud! There is aggravated rape, forcible rape, and simple rape. The construct that comes closest to rape by fraud, in Louisiana’s negligent criminal code, is … Continue reading LOUISIANA- Weak Code for Rape by Fraud Down on the Bayou!

State Penal Codes

In the US, where rape by fraud happens determines if it’s a crime! As ridiculous as it seems, in one state, it’s a criminal offense, while just down the street, it’s the “puffery” of seduction! A little history As far back as 1865, rape by fraud was recognized as a heinous act in the state of Michigan. In “People v. … Continue reading State Penal Codes