California Rape Law Only for Married Women: Court

If attacker impersonates boyfriend, it's not rape: ruling

By Matt Cantor,  Newser Staff

Posted Jan 4, 2013 6:40 AM CST | Updated Jan 6, 2013 7:00 PM CST

(Newser) – If an attacker has sex with a California woman by pretending to be her husband, that's rape. But if she's not married and he's impersonating her boyfriend, it's a different story, according to a state appeals court. Judges unanimously overturned the...   Read full story »


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