Why the Model Penal Code's Sexual Offense Provisions Should Be Pulled and Replaced

@inproceedings{Denno2003WhyTM,
  title={Why the Model Penal Code's Sexual Offense Provisions Should Be Pulled and Replaced},
  author={D. Denno},
  year={2003}
}
By all accounts, the Model Penal Code is enormously respected and influential. Yet, relatively soon after the Code's 1962 publication, the Code's sexual offense provisions and even its 1980 revised Commentaries, were already considered outdated. The rapid onslaught of the sexual and feminist revolutions of the 1960s and 1970s brought an intense momentum to change rape laws that the Code had, in part, either mirrored or inspired. Only because of the passage of time, the Code's sexual offense… Expand
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