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Unformatted text preview: 3/11/2010 “Compliant” Teenage Victims- The story in most cases in that the victim left home to meet an adult knowingly that they likely would have sex with someone they felt they knew and who they believed cared for them- Criminal sexual contact was physically consensual apart from the age of victim This Term Does Not Reflect A Moral Judgment Against the Teen- Adults have the complete responsibility to This Term Does Not Reflect A Moral Judgment Against the Teen- Adults have the complete responsibility to control their sexual behavior with minors o They have the legal and personal duty to avoid sexual contacts and sexual relationships with teenagers Why The Behavior is Criminal- Underage minors are not ready to have a sexual relationship with a mature adult o Developmentally unready o Emotionally unready o Too inexperienced o Lacks resources- We don’t hold them to a standard we legally presume they cannot meet Teenage Victim Vulnerabilities 1. They are interested in sex 2. They want romance...
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This note was uploaded on 04/19/2011 for the course CJUS 300 taught by Professor Debrota during the Winter '09 term at Indiana.
- Winter '09