Céline Cathérine Feldmann

Doctoral Researcher



Should Section 177 German Criminal Code (StGB) be Extended to Criminalize Negligent Sexual Assault?

Should a person be criminally liable for sexual acts that involve circumstances of mistaken consent? This disser­ta­tion discusses whether negligent sexual assault should be criminalized under S. 177 StGB (a position advocated by Hörnle and Jerouschek twenty years ago), and if so, how this could be accomplished.
Under current German law, mistaken consent to a sexual act is… more

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