Rape- first degree - Delaware Sexual Assault Laws
In Delaware, the criminal charge of Rape- first degree is classified as a Class A felony.
Rape- first degree Crime & Punishment in Delaware :
The Delaware code § 773 defines one degrees of the crime rape- first degree, each with associated punishments. The degree of the crime depends on the specifics of the crime committed, with higher degrees of the charge generally receiving harsher punishments.
|Severity||Rape- first degree - Charge Description||Punishment|
Class A felony
||15 years to life in prison|
Rape- first degree defined in other states :
Rape- first degree is a charge in a total of nine other state(s). The exact definition, charge type, and potential sentencing of this charge varying state to state. For further details please refer to the state page.
|Alabama||Class A felony||No less than 10 years and no more than life or 99 years|
|Kentucky||Class A felony; Class B felony||20-50 years in prison; 10-20 years in prison|
|Maryland||Felony||Sentence not to exceed life without parole; Sentence not to exceed life|
|New York||Class B felony||5-25 years in jail|
|North Carolina||Class B1 felony||Minimum sentence of imprisonment is 25 years (defendant is give life w/o parole if victim under 12 or if defendant has prior B1 conviction )|
|Oklahoma||Felony||Punishable by death or imprisonment in the State Penitentiary for a minimum of 5 years.|
|Oregon||Class A felony||Up to 20 years; $300,000 fine|
|South Dakota||Class C felony||Life imprisonment and up to $50,000 in fines|
|Washington||Class A felony||Maximum of life in prison, and/or a fine of $50,000|