Mississippi Sexual Assault Laws

Mississippi has defined three crimes that are used to prosecute sexual assault and related crimes within the state. Statutory laws can be used to prosecute offences that are related to the victim being below the Mississippi Age of Consent, while non-statutory rape laws are often used to prosecute offences in which force or coercion was used by the assailant.

Choose any law for further information on the legal definition, charge severities (felony, misdemeanor, etc) and punishments associated with the criminal charge.

Assault With Attempt To Ravish
Mississippi state law § 97-3-71,
Sexual Battery
Mississippi state law § 97-3-95 ,
Statutory Rape STATUTORY
Mississippi state law § 97-3-65,

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