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  Indecent assault - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Indecent assault is a form of sex crime in many jurisdictions.
Indecent assault is defined by UK law as any unwanted sexual behaviour or touching which is forced upon people against their will.
The mens rea and actus reus of indecent assault are essentially as for common law assault and/or battery.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Indecent_assault   (210 words)

 Frequently Asked Questions
The crime of indecent assault and battery occurs when the offender, without the victim's consent, intentionally has physical contact of a sexual nature with the victim.
Indecent assault and battery may be punished by up to five years' imprisonment.
The earlier you report an assault, the easier it will be for the police to investigate the crime and to prosecute the case successfully, if that is your choice.
www.neu.edu /public_safety/assault_faq.html   (1127 words)

 Harvard University Police Department
Indecent assault and battery is a felony that may be punishable by up to five years imprisonment.
When you report a rape or indecent assault and battery to the police, you will be provided with immediate physical protection and transportation to a medical facility.
Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 41, Section 97D establishes that reports of rape and indecent assault and battery (or attempts to commit those offenses) are not public documents.
www.hupd.harvard.edu /help_assault.php   (1582 words)

 State v. Gunson (Dissenting Opinion by J. Acoba)
Contrastingly, indecent exposure under HRS § 707-734(1) requires that "the person intentionally exposes the person's genitals to a person to whom the person is not married." (Emphasis added.) As such, indecent exposure requires a different, and greater mental state than sexual assault in the fourth degree.
Therefore, indecent exposure cannot be a lesser included offense of sexual assault in the fourth degree, under HRS § 701-109(a), because the mental state of indecent exposure is both different and greater than that of sexual assault in the fourth degree.
The end result of sexual assault in the fourth degree is "alarm" or "fear of bodily injury," HRS § 707-733(1)(b), whereas the end result of indecent exposure is "affront," HRS § 707-734(1).
www.hawaii.gov /jud/24209dis.htm   (3325 words)

 U.S. Army HOOAH 4 HEALTH - PREVENTION: Sexual Assault   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Sexual assault includes rape, forcible sodomy, indecent assault, and carnal knowledge as defined by Articles 120, 125, and 134 of the Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ).
According to the U.S. Department of Justice, an estimated 91% of the victims of rape and sexual assault are female and 9% are male.
Sexual assault is incompatible with Army Values and the Warrior Ethos and is punishable under the UCMJ and other federal and local civilian laws.
www.hooah4health.com /prevention/injurytrauma/sexualassault.htm   (1530 words)

 Sexual Assault Awareness
Aggravated indecent assault, (also a second-degree felony), consists of penetration of the genitals or anus by a part of the offender's body without consent.
Indecent assault is unwanted touching or intimate parts of the body and is a second-degree misdemeanor.
The statute of limitations for reporting rape, sexual assault, and aggravated indecent assault is five years and two years for reporting indecent assault.
www.sa.psu.edu /uhs/sexassault/assault.cfm   (1948 words)

 BBC NEWS | UK | Northern Ireland | Teacher admits indecent assault
The court heard that the indecent assaults started when Brownlee and her husband were staying with the teenager's family at their holiday home.
A prosecution lawyer said the first incident happened after Brownlee asked the boy to kiss her on the cheek after sending him a text message telling him to meet her in the kitchen of the house.
Brownlee was arrested and interviewed about the indecent assaults after her victim told a friend who in turn told the authorities.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/uk_news/northern_ireland/4422320.stm   (267 words)

 MDAA - From the Courts
Removal of a victim's clothing prior to a rape may be an "independent act" sufficient to justify a separate conviction of indecent assault and battery.
The defendant was convicted, after a bench trial, of rape and indecent assault and battery.
On appeal, the defendant claimed the acts of rape and indecent assault and battery were so closely related in fact that they constituted a single crime.
www.mass.gov /mdaa/courts/kopsala.html   (308 words)

 Indian masseur guilty of indecent assault
A masseur with India's Commonwealth Games team was given a suspended one-month jail sentence in Melbourne on Thursday for indecently assaulting a teenage cleaner at the Games village, court officials said.
Dewan Nabi, who was excluded from the team, was charged with indecent and unlawful assault after a 16-year-old girl complained to police about an incident at the Games athletes village last month.
Melbourne Magistrates Court judge Charles Rozencwajg found 35-year-old Nabi, married with a young son, guilty on the charge of indecent assault and sentenced him to one month in jail.
www.rediff.com /sports/2006/apr/06cwg.htm   (379 words)

 WPI Judicial Policies - IX. Policy on Indecent Assault, Abuse and Rape
WPI will not tolerate indecent assault, abuse, rape (including acquaintance rape) or other forms of forcible or nonforcible sexual misconduct.
Indecent Assault is defined as attempted or actual unwanted sexual activity such as sexual touching or fondling.
The various sanctions outlined in Article 1, Section D, of the constitution of the WPI campus judicial system are applicable to students found guilty of violating WPI’s indecent assault, abuse, and rape policy.
www.wpi.edu /Pubs/Policies/Judicial/sect9.html   (381 words)

 The Harvard Crimson :: News :: Lesley Student Victim Of Indecent Assault
The recent string of indecent assaults continued yesterday when an unidentified man attacked a Lesley University student, according to Harvard University Police Department (HUPD) spokesman Steven G. Catalano.
The assailant in yesterday’s attack, at least the fourth indecent assault near campus this school year, remained at large.
The latest indecent assault occurred on Oct. 5, when a man riding a bicycle attacked a Harvard undergraduate outside Pennypacker Hall on Harvard Street.
www.thecrimson.com /article.aspx?ref=504543   (252 words)

 CNN.com - Cadet charged with sexual assault - Jan. 21, 2004
All of the alleged assaults took place between January 7 and January 13.
Charges related to the first cadet to come forward include statutory sexual assault, involuntary deviant intercourse, sexual assault, aggravated indecent assault, harassment and stalking.
Amy Tennison, a spokeswoman for the academy, said she did not know if the alleged victims or alleged attacker were in the same company or lived in the same barracks.
www.cnn.com /2004/LAW/01/21/military.academy.assault/index.html   (545 words)

 Ft. Knox - ArmyMWR
Sexual assault is defined as intentional sexual contact, characterized by use of force, physical threat or abuse of authority or when the victim does not or cannot consent.
Sexual assault can occur without regard to gender or spousal relationship or age of victim.
Sexual assault is a crime punishable by the Uniform Code of Military Justice.
www.knoxmwr.com /acs/sapr.asp   (719 words)

 Indecent assault gets airman discharge, prison, demotion   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Captain McCollom said Airman Preciado's assault was interrupted when a third airman returned to the tent and observed Airman Preciado's actions.
Airman Preciado was initially charged with attempted rape and indecent assault, Captain McCollom said.
He pleaded guilty to the indecent assault and not guilty to attempted rape.
www.af.mil /news/story.asp?storyID=123006964   (451 words)

 Texas Child Abuse Attorney | Dallas TX Aggravated Indecent Assault | Plano, McKinney, & Denton
I was recently named a Texas Super Lawyer in October issue of Texas Monthly Magazine.
If you have been accused of sexual assault or abuse, you need to immediately hire a qualified lawyer to protect your reputation and your Constitutional rights.
My approach to cases involving sexual assault and abuse is the same one I use in all of my legal practice areas.
www.jmichaelprice.com /PracticeAreas/Sexual-Assault-Abuse-CPS.asp   (346 words)

 Indian official in court over indecent assault : HindustanTimes.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
An official with India's Commonwealth Games team was granted bail Wednesday on charges of indecent assault and unlawful assault.
Police allege he assaulted a 16-year-old cleaner in his room.
The maximum penalty for sexual assault is two years in jail.
www.hindustantimes.com /news/181_1651259,001302190000.htm   (297 words)

 The CPS : Indecent Assault (SOA 1956)
As a matter of law, a boy or girl under the age of 16 cannot consent to an act which would otherwise be an assault.
Although not essential for an offence under section 14(1) (Archbold 20-145) age is usually averred as a matter of practice where the girl is under 16.
Although the offence before the House of Lords was indecent assault of a woman, the judgment applies equally to Section 15 of the 1956 Act (indecent assault on a man).
www.cps.gov.uk /legal/section7/chapter_d.html   (746 words)

 Feminist Daily News 6/29/2006: Coast Guard Cadet Sentenced for Extortion, Sodomy, and Indecent Assault
Smith was accused by four female cadets of sexual misconduct, including rape, in addition to the charges of extortion, sodomy, and indecent assault, but was acquitted of the sexual misconduct charges.
The extortion, sodomy, and indecent assault charges were based on the testimony of one of the female cadets, who claimed that Smith knew a secret about her that would threaten her military career.
The report found that “harassment is [a] prevalent and corrosive problem, creating an environment in which sexual assault is likely to occur.” The report concluded that procedures for sexual assault in the military academies were ineffective and called on Congress to bring military sexual assault codes more in-line with current civilian laws.
www.feminist.org /news/newsbyte/uswirestory.asp?id=9740   (490 words)

 Indian masseur charged with indecent assault
Police said they had charged a 35-year-old man with one count of indecent assault and one count of unlawful assault.
He was released on bail but had his passport confiscated.
Conviction on an indecent assault charge carries a maximum penalty of two years in jail in Victoria.
inhome.rediff.com /sports/2006/mar/14mas.htm   (482 words)

 Harvard Gazette: Incidents of indecent assault and battery reported
Two alleged incidents of indecent assault and battery were reported this week in the area of Harvards Cambridge campus.
Wednesday (Sept. 22) at approximately 8:30 a.m., a graduate student reported that a male on a bike circled her then groped her as she was walking on Roberts Street toward Cambridge Street.
On Tuesday (Sept. 21), at around 1 a.m., an undergraduate student reported that she was approached by a male who groped her while she was walking on Plympton Street near Mt. Auburn Street.
www.news.harvard.edu /gazette/2004/09.23/02-assault.html   (422 words)

 Citrus: Woman charged with indecent assault on boy
Nikki Ann Brands, 30, 5205 Fairhaven Ave., Spring Hill, was charged with one count of indecent assault on a child less than 16 years of age.
She was taken to the Citrus County jail where she remained Sunday under bail of $15,000.
Clanford Earl Woodley, 43, 4355 N Tallahassee Road, was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and aggravated battery.
www.sptimes.com /2003/08/04/Citrus/Woman_charged_with_in.shtml   (254 words)

 CNNSI.com - Soccer - Utd. coach calls indecent assault probe 'ridiculous' - Saturday October 12, 2002 08:10 AM
Police are investigating a complaint of indecent assault against Ferguson which was laid Friday.
They had initially said that the director of public prosecutions would open a file on the subject Monday and review the evidence to decide whether it was enough to form a case.
Engelbrecht told reporters Friday: "At 11am this morning an indecent assault charge was laid at the Camps Bay police station.
sportsillustrated.cnn.com /soccer/news/2002/10/12/ferguson_probe   (592 words)

 Notorious Canadian Child Porn Peddler Convicted for Indecent Assault
The man, now 35, told the court that he was around 14 at the time of the assault, which included sexual acts perpetrated by Sharpe.
The trial hinged on proving the fact that the accuser was under 14 at the time of the assault -- the legal age in Canada for consensual sexual relations.
Instead of raising the age of consent for adult-child sexual contact from 14, one of the lowest ages of consent in the western world, to 16, the bill creates a category of "exploitative relationships".
www.lifesite.net /ldn/2004/mar/04031213.html   (494 words)

 Cop charged with indecent assault (phillyBurbs.com) | Courier Times
Allen of Harleysville is charged with indecent assault, indecent exposure and official oppression.
He reported the assault to Bucks authorities that same day and Allen was suspended.
During three interviews with county detectives, Allen allegedly changed his story, first claiming the woman flashed her breasts and came on to him, then saying she asked him to help her button her shirt, which "might" have caused his hands to brush her breasts.
www.phillyburbs.com /pb-dyn/news/111-02182005-452336.html   (861 words)

 Officer charged with indecent assault - Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
A Wilkinsburg police officer was charged Wednesday with indecent assault in a case turned over to the county District Attorney's Office by the borough's former police chief.
The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review does not identify victims of indecent assault.
Determining who should investigate the incident was the flashpoint in a dispute between Wilkinsburg Mayor Wilbert Young and former police chief Richard Dwyer.
www.pittsburghlive.com /x/tribune-review/trib/pittsburgh/s_194984.html   (383 words)

 cbs4boston.com - Former Auburn Official Accused Of Indecent Assault
74-year-old Joseph Ferrie was arrested November 22 and charged with indecent assault and battery on a child under 14 years old.
According to a report in The Worcester Telegram and Gazette, Ferrie allegedly assaulted the girl while visiting a private home in Dudley.
Joseph Ferrie is charged with indecent assault and battery on a child under 14 years old
cbs4boston.com /topstories/local_story_334093200.html   (177 words)

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www.scsc.state.pa.us /Adjdoc/23955.htm   (1865 words)

 Man, 18, charged with rape, indecent assault (phillyBurbs.com) | Courier Times
Taylor Feuer was arraigned this week on charges of sexual aggravated indecent assault, indecent assault and indecent exposure, according to police.
She said she "told him several times to stop kissing and touching her," police reports show, and she got out of the car when it stopped moving.
The police report details that Feuer was in the room with her and her unidentified boyfriend while the couple was "making out," adding Feuer undressed himself, crawled into bed and raped her when her boyfriend left the room.
www.phillyburbs.com /pb-dyn/news/111-02042006-608202.html   (594 words)

 BBC NEWS | England | Hereford/Worcs | Officer admits indecent assault
A police officer has admitted indecent assault and assault against a woman.
Pc Robert McClenaghan, 43, based in Telford, Shropshire, was ordered to register as a sex offender after pleading guilty to the offences.
Four other charges against him, two of rape, one of indecent assault and one of attempted indecent assault - are expected to lie on file.
news.bbc.co.uk /go/rss/-/1/hi/england/hereford/worcs/5211160.stm   (252 words)

 SEXUAL OFFENSES (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.virginia.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
(b) Grading.--Indecent assault under subsection (a)(7) is a misdemeanor of the first degree.
Otherwise, indecent assault is a misdemeanor of the second degree.
[Webmaster note: Touching the genitals of another while the victim is clothed may constitute the indecent assault; skin to skin contact is not essential.
members.aol.com.cob-web.org:8888 /StatutesP8/18PA3126.html   (329 words)

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