acquaintance rape


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acquaintance rape

n.
Rape committed by someone with whom the victim is acquainted.

acquaint′ance rape`


n.
forced sexual intercourse with a person known to the victim.
[1975–80]
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Krakauer began researching the subject of acquaintance rape after a close family friend acknowledged that she had been raped twice, once by a boy she knew and once by a trusted family friend.
9) Raphael explains that "rape deniers" may also disbelieve victims' accounts of rape or believe that acquaintance rape is often just "bad sex" or the result of lowered inhibitions due to alcohol.
Koss, Restorative Justice for Acquaintance Rape and Misdemeanor Sex Crimes, in RESTORATIVE JUSTICE AND VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN 218-238, at 221 (James Ptacek ed.
Berkowitz and In the Interest of MTS to explore the development of the law of acquaintance rape, and has new cases and materials on fraud inducement, withdrawn consent, the spousal exception, and the development of rape shield laws.
Even when an officer wishes to test the kit in instances of acquaintance rape, lengthy testing delays by the crime lab may make it impossible to proceed with the case (ibid.
The book's chapters organize biblical texts thematically by a particular form or rape: acquaintance rape (chapter 1), the rape of women subjugated by gender and class (chapter 2), marital tape fantasies (chapter 3), gang rape (chapter 5), and the rape of men (chapter 6).
He said: "One of the things which emerges clearly from that is that the vast majority of rape cases are acquaintance rape, not stranger rape.
prosecutors continue to decline to prosecute many acquaintance rape cases, to say nothing of marital rape cases.
There have been documented instances of police being unwilling to investigate instances of acquaintance rape (where the attacker is known to the survivor) and same-sex sexual assaults.
They state that date and acquaintance rape are as serious as stranger rape.
These young women tell their stories of incest, date rape, acquaintance rape, and mentor abuse.