Mary told defendant to keep the appointment until she could talk to Gary.
In early December 2001, Gary and Mary had separate conversations with K. Gary also said John would make every appointment, and if John did not make the first appointment within a week, he would take the letters to the police and to their parents. A psychiatrist informed defendant if defendant and John spoke to him about such incidents, he would have to report them. had been seeing a counselor, Ann Godman, since she was 12 years old—before the incidents with John and defendant. On cross-examination, Mary testified during the summer of 2000, K. The two were dating secretly, without Mary's and Gary's approval.
Prosecution for the examples cited above are rare, but they illustrate the nature of Illinois’ age of consent law.
An arrest and criminal prosecution is much more likely when there is any type of disparity in age.
As a young man in the late '80s, he had sex with two teenage girls; in the mid-'90s, forceful sexual assaults on adult women.
After 22 years in prison, he’s getting out, his time served.
At this age, “consent” is a legal term, not a factual term.
To be blunt, a 17 year old boyfriend who touches, for his sexual gratification , the breasts of his 16 year old girlfriend has committed a sex crime, which could put him on the Illinois sex offender registration list.
Municipalities across the state have codified this with ordinances that restrict where offenders can live.A jury trial proceeded on the remaining aggravated-criminal-sexual-abuse count. This count asserted during the summer of 2000, defendant and John committed aggravated criminal sexual abuse in that they, the aunt and uncle of K. Mary testified she was married to Gary, and they had two children, K. Under Illinois law, the age of consent for any type of sexual activity is, typically, 17 years.This means anyone younger than 17 years of age cannot lawfully consent to any type of sex act involving sexual conduct.