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Legal Topics: Adults Dating Minors

Statutes: (Additional statutes, regulations & opinions may apply to your specific situation.)

  • Minnesota Statutes, section 609.341 contains the definitions for criminal sexual conduct. Index Topic: Criminal Sexual Conduct.

    Resources, Minnesota: (Print resources are available at the Law Library and in county law libraries around the state.)

  • "Legal Age in Minnesota,", from the The Legislative Reference Library, dissects the Minnesota Statutes on age in a variety of contexts. Toward the bottom of the page are links to the statutes on criminal sexual conduct.
  • Legal Stuff. (Hennepin County Bar Association, 2001) KF337.J88 L43 2001, has a "plain English" explanation of the law.
  • Statutory Rape: A Guide to State Laws and Reporting Requirements, from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
  • Related Topics: Age of Majority.

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    Minnesota State Law Library: Legal Topics: Adults Dating Minors

    Last updated on October 30, 2012.
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