In December 2018, a 19-year-old man from East St. Louis was charged with aggravated criminal sexual abuse of a 13-year-old child.
Now, that sounds really bad – and it is – but what exactly does “aggravated criminal sexual abuse” mean? What does someone have to do to be convicted of this sex crime?
How serious are the consequences?
In this post, we’re going to dive into the nuts and bolts of this law, focusing on what acts [...]