Dannel Malloy, a proponent of the idea that sex is rape if one partner does not get the other partner’s repeated and mutually-agreed upon consent throughout the act.” All Democrats voted in favor of the bill; only a handful of Republicans like Senator Joe Markley voted against it, citing its meddling in college students’ consensual sex lives.As we’ve previously explained, “affirmative consent” bills misleadingly define consent so narrowly as to brand many welcome, mutually enjoyed consensual encounters as “sexual assault.” Ashe Schow of the Washington Examiner writes that Connecticut is one step closer to ensuring college students are easily accused of sexual assault for not following a government-mandated list of rules for the bedroom.
Verbal abuse or argument shall not constitute family violence unless there is present danger and the likelihood that physical violence will occur.” There are many criminal offenses that constitute family violence if they occur between individuals that meet the above definition of family or household member. Please note that the above list is not exhaustive of all of the violent crimes that constitute family violence. § 47a-11e – Termination of rental agreement because of family violence In Connecticut, employers with 3 or more employees must allow workers experiencing family violence to take up to 12 days off in a calendar year for certain issues resulting from the violence, such as the victim needing to seek medical care or attend a related court hearing. This program provides you with a substitute mailing address so that the address of where you live can be kept private.
When alcohol is involved, however, and both parties are drunk, consent may be more difficult to decipher; this is why a rape that occurs under these circumstances is sometimes known as “grey rape.” What happens when only one person is drunk, though, and this person later reports a rape against a date who was sober or less intoxicated?
Sexual Contact When Intoxicated If a person is drunk to the point of unconsciousness or to the point where he or she cannot physically or verbally refuse sexual contact, then anyone initiating sexual contact with this person may be prosecuted for sexual assault.
Connecticut's shore belongs to the people--not just in terms of our environmental and cultural heritage, but in a specific legal sense as well.
Under the common law public trust doctrine, a body of law dating back to Roman times, all coastal states as sovereigns hold the submerged lands and waters waterward of the mean high water line in trust for the public.