The American Law Institute (ALI) created Model Penal Code (MPC) back in 1962. It’s goal was to standardize penal code throughout the US. Many states have adopted parts of its language including their definition for “consent.” You can see whether their definition was applied when you read your state’s statutes. Each state “picks” and “chooses” the portions of MPC they chose to adopt.
ALI’s Consent Provision states: Consent is ineffective when induced by force, duress or deception. Continue reading Only an Ass Thinks “Assent” and “Consent” Are the Same