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The Language of Sexual Misconduct Cases

Roger Shuy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199926961
eISBN:
9780199980505
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199926961.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This book analyzes the many ways in which language plays a crucial role in sexual misconduct cases. The book describes eleven court cases for which the author served as an expert witness, and ... More


A brief overview of sexual misconduct law and prosecution

Roger W. Shuy

in The Language of Sexual Misconduct Cases

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199926961
eISBN:
9780199980505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199926961.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter shows how sexual misconduct cases are dealt with in US law and how offenders can be prosecuted. It first defines the term “sexual misconduct” and then characterizes the person who ... More


Mending Fences; or, What the Public Saw

Karin E. Gedge

in Without Benefit of Clergy: Women and the Pastoral Relationship in Nineteenth-Century American Culture

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195130201
eISBN:
9780199835157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195130200.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

At the same time that ministerial misconduct exposed the flaws in separate spheres ideology, the accounts of two dozen clergymen’s trials disclose the ways they worked to repair and reinforce the ... More


Introduction: When Consent Isn’t Sexy

Joseph J. Fischel

in Screw Consent: A Better Politics of Sexual Justice

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520295407
eISBN:
9780520968172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520295407.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter surveys current activist and scholarly debates around consent to argue that the conceptual terrain is the wrong one. We should jettison or at least downgrade consent for our sexual ... More


Introduction

Roger W. Shuy

in The Language of Sexual Misconduct Cases

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199926961
eISBN:
9780199980505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199926961.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This introductory chapter is concerned with sexual misconduct cases, particularly those involving children. It reviews how sexual misconduct cases were dealt with by previous authors and books, and ... More


Gone Astray; or, What the Public Feared

Karin E. Gedge

in Without Benefit of Clergy: Women and the Pastoral Relationship in Nineteenth-Century American Culture

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195130201
eISBN:
9780199835157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195130200.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The gender ideology of separate spheres that emerged in nineteenth-century America prescribed public roles for men and private roles for women while, at the same time, asking clergy and women to ... More


Was the Pericope Adulterae Suppressed?: Part II: Adulteresses and their Opposites

Jennifer Knust and Tommy Wasserman

in To Cast the First Stone

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691169880
eISBN:
9780691184463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691169880.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter addresses the possibility that the pericope adulterae was deleted rather than interpolated. Contemporary scholars have often suggested that the unusual history of the pericope adulterae ... More


Scripting by Requesting Directives and Apologies in a Sexual Misconduct Case: Idaho v. J. Mussina

Roger W. Shuy

in Creating Language Crimes: How Law Enforcement Uses (and Misuses) Language

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195181661
eISBN:
9780199788477
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195181661.003.0010
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter describes an actual case that was anonymized at the request of counsel. Joseph Mussina was a physician who had previously performed an abortion for an immigrant client who kept calling ... More


Without Benefit of Clergy: Women and the Pastoral Relationship in Nineteenth-Century American Culture

Karin E. Gedge

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195130201
eISBN:
9780199835157
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195130200.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

By examining a wide variety of public and private primary sources from northeastern, mid-Atlantic, and midwestern states, Gedge challenges an assumption prevalent in nineteenth-century culture as ... More


Using linguistic tools in sexual misconduct cases

Roger W. Shuy

in The Language of Sexual Misconduct Cases

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199926961
eISBN:
9780199980505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199926961.003.0033
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter reviews the way linguistic tools have been used by the defense attorneys as they attempted to counter the sexual misconduct charges made to their clients. It emphasizes the need for ... More


Intersections of Inequality with Correctional Staff

Barbara Owen, James Wells, and Joycelyn Pollock

in In Search of Safety: Confronting Inequality in Women's Imprisonment

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520288713
eISBN:
9780520963566
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288713.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Chapter 6 expands on the consequences of the obvious inequality between correctional worker and prisoner. Much of this inequality is routinely expressed in disrespectful and derogatory comments made ... More


A Rogue Cop and Every Strategy He Can Think Of: The Wenatchee Washington Sex Ring Case

Roger W. Shuy

in Creating Language Crimes: How Law Enforcement Uses (and Misuses) Language

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195181661
eISBN:
9780199788477
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195181661.003.0013
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Between 1994 and 2000, a Wenatchee Washington police officer with a warped imagination managed to enmesh 43 adults and 60 children in one of the most bizarre sexual abuse and sex orgy cases in ... More


The Police and the Public: Women

in Invisible Men: The Secret Lives of Police Constables in Liverpool, Manchester and Birmingham, 1900-1939

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846312359
eISBN:
9781846316104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316104.009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In the early twentienth century, police constables in Manchester, Birmingham, and Liverpool had both friendly and testy relationships with civilians, including women. Women was a major source of ... More


Unintended but still wanted sex

Roger W. Shuy

in The Language of Sexual Misconduct Cases

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199926961
eISBN:
9780199980505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199926961.003.0025
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter discusses the case of Stephen Ray, which serves as an example of the complicated twists and turns of sexual misconduct and its laws. It presents some background information on Stephen ... More


Entering into the World: University and Apprenticeships

Henry French and Mark Rothery

in Man's Estate: Landed Gentry Masculinities, 1660-1900

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199576692
eISBN:
9780191738852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199576692.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

Chapter Two traces the growth of male autonomy at university and in metropolitan training: a key stage in the development of manliness and Gentry status. Sons often stretched the boundaries of ... More


The sheriff who didn’t know what hit him

Roger W. Shuy

in The Language of Sexual Misconduct Cases

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199926961
eISBN:
9780199980505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199926961.003.0015
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter takes a look at the case of Sheriff William Preston, who was accused of sexual misconduct by a secretary in one of the law enforcement departments. It notes that the sheriff had no ... More


An American Travesty: Legal Responses to Adolescent Sexual Offending

Franklin E. Zimring

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226983578
eISBN:
9780226983592
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226983592.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This book, which analyzes the justice system's response to sexual misconduct by children and adolescents in the United States, discusses American society's failure to consider the developmental ... More


What's Wrong with Sexual Harassment

Katherine M. Franke

in Directions in Sexual Harassment Law

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300098006
eISBN:
9780300135305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300098006.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

This chapter shows how sexual misconduct has been considered as a form of sex discrimination and how, through time, this has come to go without saying. Until recently, the “why” of sexual harassment ... More


Three Case Studies

in An American Travesty: Legal Responses to Adolescent Sexual Offending

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226983578
eISBN:
9780226983592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226983592.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter presents three case studies illustrating the extraordinary recent history of legal responses to problematic sexual activities of children and teens in the United States. It intends to ... More


Contemplation, Possession, & Sexual Misconduct

in Believe Not Every Spirit: Possession, Mysticism, & Discernment in Early Modern Catholicism

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226762821
eISBN:
9780226762951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226762951.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

The new mystical trends and contemplative techniques that were observed in the early years of the sixteenth century became associated by the 1640s with demonism in general and diabolic possession in ... More


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