A huge initial problem is that rape and sexual assault on campus are both poorly and non-uniformly measured.
When it comes to the increasing number of rape allegations leveled at Bill Cosby, the smoke is becoming impenetrable.
In July 2002, a jury found Thomas Kennedy guilty of three counts of rape, and he went away on a 15-year sentence.
Because of these women, rape is now a punishable crime in Haiti, rather than a weapon used by the powerful to subdue activists.
Tyson still claims to have been innocent of the 1991 rape that sent him to prison for three years.
First of all, he said, it was difficult to believe in the story of rape whether with or without chloroform.
Turnip and rape require at least three pounds of seed to the acre.
It is said to have been conquered by Romulus after the rape of the Sabine women, and to have assisted the Tarquins.
Up to 10 years the crime is rape and the penalty is death or imprisonment for life.
I was this forenoon with Mr. Secretary at his office, and helped to hinder a man of his pardon, who is condemned for a rape.
late 14c., "seize prey; abduct, take by force," from rape (n.) and from Anglo-French raper (Old French rapir) "to seize, abduct," a legal term, probably from past participle of Latin rapere "seize, carry off by force, abduct" (see rapid).
Latin rapere was used for "sexually violate," but only very rarely; the usual Latin word being stuprare "to defile, ravish, violate," related to stuprum (n.), literally "disgrace." Meaning "to abduct (a woman), ravish;" also "seduce (a man)" is from early 15c. in English. Related: Raped; raping. Uncertain connection to Low German and Dutch rapen in the same sense.
early 14c., "booty, prey;" mid-14c., "forceful seizure; plundering, robbery, extortion," from Anglo-French rap, rape, and directly from Latin rapere "seize" (see rape (v.)). Meaning "act of abducting a woman or sexually violating her or both" is from early 15c., but perhaps late 13c. in Anglo-Latin.
kind of cruciferous plant (Brassica napus), late 14c., from Old French rape, from Latin rapa, rapum "turnip," from PIE *rap- (cf. Greek hrapys "rape," Old Church Slavonic repa, Lithuanian rope, Middle Dutch roeve, Old High German ruoba, German Rübe "rape, turnip"). Usually grown to feed sheep, an oil made from it is used in cooking (see canola).
The crime of forcing another person to submit to sex acts, especially sexual intercourse. v. raped, rap·ing, rapes
To commit rape on.