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Where the victim is a child, the absence of medical evidence of penetration does not negate the commission of rape

Where the victim is a child, the absence of medical evidence of penetration does not negate the commission of rape. The presence of hymenal lacerations is not a required element in the crime of rape.[14] What is essential is evidence … Continue reading

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