Laws regarding child sexual abuse
Laws against child sexual abuse vary by country based on the local definition of who is a child and what constitutes child sexual abuse. Most countries in the world employ some form of age of consen...
Child sexual abuse laws in the United States
Child sexual abuse laws in the United States have been enacted as part of the nation's child protection policies.
Child sexual abuse has been recognized specifically as a type of child maltreatmen...
Kennedy v. Louisiana
Kennedy v. Louisiana, 554 U.S. 407 (2008), was a landmark decision by the Supreme Court of the United States that held that the Eighth Amendment's Cruel and Unusual Punishments Clause did not permit a...
Laws regarding incest
Laws regarding incest (i.e., sexual activity between family members or close relatives) vary considerably between jurisdictions, and depend on the type of sexual activity and the nature of the family...