By Rob Hall
Rape in the US covers issues corresponding to significant legislations enforcement, the judicial procedure, and correctional method developments in facing either the rapist and the sufferer. additionally integrated is an research of the kinds and motivations of rapists, a mental profile of rapists, and a statistical profile of rape victims.For effortless reference, this quantity good points distinct listings of print and nonprint assets and an in depth listing of companies that experience an important effect nationally or domestically within the move to prevent and forestall sexual violence. This paintings is a useful resource of data for college students, researchers, and reporters, in addition to rape predicament counselors, directors of women's shelters, and cops.
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Bohmer and Parrot 1993; Lynch 1994) Indeed, many find the term forcible rape to be an oxymoron. " The examiner is there as a person of science; his or her job is to collect evidence objectively to find the truth, whatever it may be. Rape is a legal, not medical, term; to use the term rape on an examination form would be inappropriate and considered pejorative to the accused. (Fines 1994; Lynch 1994) The choice of term also has emotional significance. Because of the stigma that has long been attached to rape (see chapter 3), many advocates and counselors who work with victims prefer the term sexual assault, feeling that term to be both more technically accurate and less traumatic for the victim.
Myth: If a woman leads a man on, or allows him to spend a great deal of money on her, or changes her mind after having commenced foreplay, the man has a right to sex. Sexual assault is a forced sexual act (including intercourse, sodomy, cunnilingus, fellatio, and penetration by a digit or foreign object) done against the will, or without the consent, of the victim. Without consent it is a crime, regardless of the previous actions of the victim or the assailant. Myth: If there was no semen present, there was no rape.
At some point the victim is interviewed extensively, possibly many times. Depending on the circumstances and the department's procedural guidelines, the first extensive interview may be conducted by the responding officer at the time of the initial report, or it may be conducted by detectives at a later time. This Page 20 interview must further establish the particulars of the crime, in much greater detail than in the initial interview. The interviewer must establish the specific circumstances of the crime: the identity of the assailant (by name or description), what transpired, and the location and time of the alleged crime.
Rape in America: a reference handbook by Rob Hall