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The court held that the application of the three-strikes law resulted in a constitutionally excessive penalty.

This report, published by the" Lewin Group" provides an overview of state statutory rape laws (criminal code that deals with the legality of sexual activities involving minors) and reporting requirements (civil code - describing mandatory reporting responsibilities). While certain sexual behaviors between in CA are illegal (age of consent is 18) not all sexual activity between minors is reportable.