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UC SANTA CRUZ WOMAN MAKES FALSE CHARGES OF RAPE

Officers took the young woman seriously when she claimed she’d been attacked in dark area between classrooms this February 17th – after all, rape is a serious crime and should not be taken lightly.  But what happens when those accusations turn out to be false?  Making false accusations is a criminal offense in the state of California, covered by the California Penal Code, § 148.5 (False Report of a Criminal Offense).Certainly, there is also a stigma that follows even those who have been accused of a rape that they did not commit.  Penal Code 261 PC defines “rape” in California...

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