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The DC Code: § 22-3021 Reputation or opinion evidence of victim's past sexual behavior inadmissible.

Index22 Criminal Offenses and Penalties. (Refs & Annos)
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, in a criminal case in which a person is accused of an offense under subchapter II of this chapter, reputation or opinion evidence of the past sexual behavior of an alleged victim of such offense is not admissible.
For the purposes of this subchapter, "past sexual behavior" means sexual behavior other than the sexual behavior with respect to which an offense under subchapter II of this chapter is alleged.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 22-4121. Legislative History of Laws For legislative history of D.C. Law 10-257, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 22-3001. DC CODE § 22-3021 Current through December 11, 2012


(May 23, 1995, D.C. Law 10-257, § 301, 42 DCR 53.)