REASONABLE RESISTANCE STANDARD

A standard of resistance in rape cases. It is defined as the amount of resistance that would reasonably show that the victim did not consider that act consensual

REASONABLE RESISTANCE STANDARD: "The reasonable resistance standard was met in the case."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "REASONABLE RESISTANCE STANDARD," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/reasonable-resistance-standard/ (accessed November 30, 2019).
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