sex crime

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n sex crime a statutory offense that provides that it is a crime to knowingly cause another person to engage in an unwanted sexual act by force or threat "most states have replaced the common law definition of rape with statutes defining sexual assault"
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Usage

In literature:

MAIDEN, n. A young person of the unfair sex addicted to clewless conduct and views that madden to crime.
"The Devil's Dictionary" by Ambrose Bierce
If brother wounds brother, then their parents and kindred, of both sexes, shall meet and judge the crime.
"Laws" by Plato
The climate made eternal war on society, and sex was a species of crime.
"The Education of Henry Adams" by Henry Adams
Can I not make all expiate the crime of one of their sex?
"Louise de la Valliere" by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
Is the whole sex to answer for the crime of one?
"Fiesco or, The Genoese Conspiracy A Tragedy" by Friedrich Schiller
Most of the inmates of prisons convicted of sex crimes are the poor and wretched and the plainly defective.
"Crime: Its Cause and Treatment" by Clarence Darrow
CRIME IN RELATION TO SEX AND AGE.
"Crime and Its Causes" by William Douglas Morrison
Such a claim arises out of insufficient knowledge of the physiology of sex, and the pathology of crime.
"The Fertility of the Unfit" by William Allan Chapple
Can I not make all expiate the crime of one of their sex?
"The Vicomte de Bragelonne" by Alexandre Dumas
The man who read of nothing beyond sex crimes could vote on the great political issues of the world.
"Badge of Infamy" by Lester del Rey
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In poetry:

Crime has no sex and yet to-day
I wear the brand of shame;
Whilst he amid the gay and proud
Still bears an honored name.
"A Double Standard" by Frances Ellen Watkins
But I wonder if God, so far above on His great white throne
The clanging tumult of trouble and doubt that mortals vex;
When the murmur of a crime sweeps up from earth with woeful moan,
If He pauses, ere He condemns, to ask the offender's sex.
"Magdalena" by Marietta Holley

In news:

If you've been following the flurry of state legislation in recent years to punish sex offenders and prevent their future crimes, you'll want to know about an important federal court decision.
A child sex abuser kept a 268 page diary detailing the crimes he confessed to commiting, according to the St Louis Circuit Attorneys Office.
Former East High School teacher sentenced for sex crimes.
A former Wichita East High School teacher will spend more than two and a half years in prison for sex crimes.
India textbook says meat-eaters lie and commit sex crimes.
Former Rapid City Teacher Pleads Not Guilty to Sex Crime.
Former Rapid City Teacher Pleads Not Guilty to Sex Crime .
Content Tagged ' sex crime '.
Female officers sent nude photos to general facing sex crime charges.
Two female Army officers testified Wednesday they provided nude photos to a general facing sex crime charges.
Student sues former coach acquitted of sex crime .
Recent news and coverage of Sex Crime Panic.
Local man admits child sex crime .
News stories tagged with " sex-crime ".
Five states spurn sex crime initiative.
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