At Illinois We Care. Sexual Misconduct Help, Reaction, and Prevention

At Illinois We Care. Sexual Misconduct Help, Reaction, and Prevention

State & Federal Crime Definitions

Main Information

Illinois Statutory Definitions

Criminal Sexual Assault, 720 ILCS 5/11-1.20(a)

Someone commits unlawful intimate assault if that individual commits an work of intimate penetration and: (1) makes use of force or risk of force; (2) understands that the victim struggles to comprehend the nature regarding the work or perhaps is not able to provide knowing permission; (3) is a relative associated with target, while the target is under 18 years old; or (4) is 17 several years of age or higher and holds a posture of trust, authority, or direction pertaining to the target, and also the target are at minimum 13 years but under 18 years. Continue reading “At Illinois We Care. Sexual Misconduct Help, Reaction, and Prevention”