First, this Note will examine the impetus behind the introduction of Senate Bill 406. Second, this Note will examine the legal effect of Senate Bill 406 on Illinois' sexual assault laws. Third, this Note will address problems with the statutory recognition of the crime of “initial consent” rape. Fourth, this Note will address problems with the crime of “initial consent” rape within the context of the Illinois statutory code. Fifth, this Note will examine the effects of rape on the victim. Sixth, this Note will discuss potential solutions to the problems of Illinois' amended rape law.
Note, Initial Consent Rape: Inherent and Statutory Problems. 53 Clev. St. L. Rev. 161 (2005-2006)