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Ball/Oberman Crim Law Casebook


Consider some of these questions while you are reviewing these statutes.

  1. How do the statutes define sex, if at all?
  2. How do they define force, if at all?
  3. What is the mens rea required?
  4. How do you think they balance the rights of the accused with the harm to be avoided?
  5. As a defense attorney, which one would you find most defendant-friendly?
  6. As a prosecutor, which one would you find most prosecution-friendly?