February 07, 2009

MA High Court Rules on Gender Bias in Prosecution of Statutory Rape

An interesting 3-2 decision.

A sharply divided Supreme Judicial Court said yesterday that a 14-year-old boy accused of statutory rape may have been a victim of gender discrimination because authorities charged him and not the three underage girls with whom he allegedly had sex.
Posted by armand at February 7, 2009 04:19 PM | TrackBack | Posted to Law and the Courts

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