Friday, November 24, 2006

Kentucky Supreme Court marriage to minor/statutory rape case

The Supreme Court of Kentucky ruled last Wednesday that a man, married to a 14-year-old, should not have been convicted of statutory rape in one instance, but that four other counts would stand because he had had sex with the girl prior to their marriage when she was only 12 years old. ( Decision )

At issue were “trying to harmonize the language of KRS § 510.035, which excludes offenses if the couple are married, and Chapter 402, which are Kentucky’s marriage statutes.

(Article )

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