Rape in Louisiana is defined by LA. Revised Statute 15:542.1.4 , the following statutes define and govern the potential sentences for:
Definition of Rape
While each of these charges have distinguishing elements, in order to be convicted of one of the above charges a prosecutor must prove beyond a reasonable doubt the defendant intentionally committed the act of anal, oral, or vaginal sexual intercourse with a male or female person committed without the person's lawful consent.
Possible Penalties for Rape
The possible penalties for Burglary in Louisiana differ greatly based on the circumstances and the exact statute a defendant is charged under but may include up to a life sentence or capital punishment.
Potential Defenses to Rape
A consultation with one of the attorneys at Lawrence Law Firm can bring to light facts and circumstances useful in mounting unique and creative defenses or mitigating factors such as: lack of intent, lack of knowledge, authorization, or consent.
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