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Criminal – Seduction – Indecent Liberties With Child – Defendant's Supervision (access required)

Where the commonwealth is attempting to prosecute a preacher who took a minor member of his church as his second wife, while still married to his first wife, the prosecution under Va. Code § 18.2-68, which prohibits seduction of a female of previous chaste character, may not go forward because the statute is gender-based ...