While most people are aware that soliciting a prostitute is a crime, there are many other possible repercussions that could follow a criminal arrest. The state may hand down penalties such as fines and jail time, but it is the negative public impression of prostitution that may result in longer term negative effects. Apart from the family and public shame involved, those caught soliciting prostitutes may even risk losing their jobs.
A recent Rolling Stone magazine article published a horrifying account of a sexual assault occurring at the University of Virginia. The accuracy of the account was later brought into question, with the magazine even backing away from story, apologizing for the poor reporting. However, the story has brought to light the complicated and difficult to discuss issue of sexual assaults on campus.
A 26-year-old Boston man is facing criminal charges after a bizarre incident which included falling naked through a restroom ceiling, and a random attack on an elderly man in the Logan International Airport. On Saturday, police responded to a report of a man who had walked into the female restroom, took off his clothes, and climbed up into a ceiling space.