"We believe it to be an absolute, so when someone says no to sex that means no."Desai says she thinks the case law is behind the times and hopes to see some new changes to the state's common law."You can have consent in the beginning, but you should also be able to revoke consent once the act begins."Timothy Stewart, an attorney in Winston-Salem says the language in the State v. "The withdraw of consent wouldn't make the original act a rape," Stewart explains. KB Johnson with the Greensboro Police Department's Family Victims Unit says they could seek charges like sexual assault, kidnapping or a weapons charge, to name a few, but it's all dependent on the case."If we have to use other charges to get our offender, we'll do that," he says."They don't do a very job explaining that."But that doesn't mean the person can't be charged with something else. He also says GPD will investigate any rape case reported to them, but it's still a tough subject.The feds didn't step in, for instance, when dozens of cops were under investigation for sexting and having sex with an underage girl in Oakland, California. prosecutors have been big lately on exercising jurisdiction over both social media and sexting, and these have also been the subject of much attention in Congress lately.
You can contact the Guilford County Family Justice Center at (336) 641-7233.Not only does it take away from matters that be handled by local law enforcement, but it subjects those convicted to incredibly harsh prison sentences.And that should concern you even if the plight of someone like O'Kimosh really doesn't, because pushing prison time above and beyond what's required for public safety and/or rehabilitation is how we exacerbate America's mass incarceration problem.Basil O'Kimosh, a former cop in Green Bay, Wisconsin, faces federal charges for exchanging sexually explicit Snapchat messages with a teenage girl he met on Facebook.If convicted, the 39-year-old man faces 25 years to life in prison.In cases like this one, Facebook and Snapchat could very easily find themselves on the hook for sex crimes right along with their more demonized digital counterparts.