Retrieved on September 11, 2015.
This increases to 18 if the defendant is in a position of authority, and uses this authority to coerce the minor to submit.
Feifer claimed: "In all there were probably thousands of incidents, but the victims' silence kept rape another dirty secret of the campaign".
If an adult has a previous conviction for a felony violation of this section, any subsequent felony conviction for a violation under this section, is a Class 2 felony.
Prior to July 2018, consensual sex with a person at least age 16 was permissible regardless of the age difference.
Retrieved 11 April 2012.
Assessments of the incidence of rape by American occupation personnel differ.
Maryland Code, Criminal Law Â§ 3-307.