Which agency (office) and division handles statutory rape crimes between two minors?
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Read Chapter 12 and L.A. Public Counsel “Statutory Rape: What Teens Should Know.”
Answer the following questions based on the L.A. Public Counsel document only:
- Which agency (office) and division handles statutory rape crimes between two minors?
- Is it illegal for two people under the age of 18 to have sexual intercourse if they are not married (answer yes or no only)?
- Can 261.5 PC be prosecuted as either a misdemeanor or a felony (answer yes or no only)?
- Does law enforcement make arrests in “every” statutory rape case (answer yes or no only)?
- What is the main difference between unlawful sexual intercourse (261.5 PC) and rape (261 PC)? (this may be answered in one word)
- If a 21 year old has consensual sexual intercourse with a 15 year old, would that fall under the category of “mandatory reporting of statutory rape” (answer yes or no only)?
- Do you think consensual intercourse between individuals under 18 years old should be a crime?
- Why or why not?
- Should age matter?
- Why or why not?
- Should there be an age “cut off”?
- Why or why not and if so, what should that age be?
- Be detailed and specific in your answers, supporting statements with examples or reasoning. Essay format, detailed and thorough.
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