Author/Organization: Age of Consent
South Carolina has defined seven crimes that are used to prosecute sexual assault and related crimes within the state. Statutory laws can be used to prosecute offences that are related to the victim being below the South Carolina Age of Consent, while non-statutory rape laws are often used to prosecute offences in which force or coercion was used by the assailant.
Choose any law for further information on the legal definition, charge severities (felony, misdemeanor, etc) and punishments associated with the criminal charge.
Resource Type: Website
Age: College, Elementary School, Middle School, High School
Topics: coaches, community educators, laws & policies, male survivors, masculinity/men & boys, parents & caregivers, school teachers, sexual-violence
Publication Date: 2021
Date Resource Added: February 1, 2021