Professor Cheryl Bader provided her legal expertise on the likelihood of criminal liability with regard to the list of recent allegations against former New York City Mayor and Donald Trump Lawyer Rudy Giuliani.
“Sexual assault requires forcible compulsion,” Cheryl Bader, who teaches criminal law at Fordham University School of Law, told Yahoo News in an email. “Manipulation and emotional coercion are not enough, but the complaint alleges an encounter that involved holding onto her hair to force oral sex—which could constitute forcible compulsion.”
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