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Title: Analysis of Current Wisconsin Laws Relating to Sexual Assault
Corporate Author: Wisconsin Legislative Council
United States of America
Date Published: 1990
Page Count: 113
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
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Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This report analyzes current Wisconsin criminal laws relating to sexual assault, including the general criminal sexual assault statute, the law on sexual assault of children, the law referred to as the "rape shield" statute, and the statute authorizing the closure of the preliminary examination in sexual assault cases.
Abstract: The discussion also focuses on significant court decisions and other interpretations of each law's provisions and considers a recent Michigan law relating to the filing of civil lawsuits by alleged offenders against alleged victims during pending criminal sexual assault actions. The report includes excerpts of the text of each statute. It also focuses on the definitions involved, the meaning of consent, and the specific components of each sex offense definition. Appended letter, excerpt from rules of evidence, tables showing legal provisions in other states, and related materials
Main Term(s): Rape victim shield laws; Sexual assault
Index Term(s): Child Sexual Abuse; State laws; Wisconsin
Note: Staff Brief 90-4
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