For this week’s discussion forum, please review the Chapter 13 materials along with the following link: RCW (Links to an external site.)
Directions: Select one (1) specific type of Sex Offense as listed under Chapter 9A.44 of the Washington State Revised Criminal Codes (RCWs).
In your forum post, copy and paste the elements of the crime. For example…
RCW 9A.44.040: Rape in the First Degree.
(1) A person is guilty of rape in the first degree when such person engages in sexual intercourse with another person by forcible compulsion where the perpetrator or an accessory:
(a) Uses or threatens to use a deadly weapon or what appears to be a deadly weapon; or
(b) Kidnaps the victim; or
(c) Inflicts serious physical injury, including but not limited to physical injury which renders the victim unconscious; or
(d) Feloniously enters into the building or vehicle where the victim is situated.
(2) Rape in the first degree is a class A felony.
Next, locate a famous case online that in your opinion, satisfies the elements of the WA RCW for your selected sex offense.
Hint: A few template cases to help get you started…..
- Bill Cosby
- Gary Glitter
- Woody Allen
- James Alfred Cooper
- R Kelly
- Brian Singer
- Mark Salling
- Roman Polanski
- Dean Arthur Schwartzmiller
- Jim Morrison
- Brock Turner
- Oscar Wilde
- Tommy Lee
- Paul Reubens
- Jeffrey Jones
- Marv Alpert
Discuss how your researched case could be criminally charged in accordance with the specific WA RCW that you selected.