Crime against nature - Louisiana Sexual Assault Laws

In Louisiana, the criminal charge of Crime against nature is classified as a Felony.

Crime against nature Crime & Punishment in Louisiana :

The Louisiana code § 14:89 defines one degrees of the crime crime against nature, 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 Crime against nature - Charge Description Punishment
Unnatural carnal copulation by a human being with an animal. Punishable by fine of not more than $2000, and/or by imprisonment, with or without hard labor, for not more than 5 years

Crime against nature is a charge that is unique to Louisiana. Crimes that would be prosecuted as crime against nature in Louisiana will be prosecuted under a different statute depending on the state in which the crime takes place.

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