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Patrixia Belen M.

Amoranto 3 BSBA Legal Management Legal Research


II

RONALD GALANG DID RAPE JULIA TORRES


(Where you stand on the issue)

Arguments that were based on the elements of rape


ARGUMENTS IN YOUR FAVOR ARGUMENTS AGAINST YOU

Julia who was under threat and Absence of physical injuries and bruises
intimidation will resist sexual on her body despite rough ground
intercourse/ rape. negates rape used by force/ threat.

Arguments that were based on the allegations that they were sweethearts
ARGUMENTS IN YOUR FAVOR ARGUMENTS AGAINST YOU

The defense of Ronald that they were Julia admitted that Ronald is courting
sweethearts is not corroborated by any her and it became a presumption that
evidence except his testimony. she liked Ronald since she affirms the
courtship.

Arguments that were based on the actions done after the incident
ARGUMENTS IN YOUR FAVOR ARGUMENTS AGAINST YOU

Julia kept the issue for a while because A woman who was raped will
of her fear of trouble if her family will immediately call her family or an
find out. A rape victim may develop a authority for help and guidance.
psychological traumatic experience
after such occurrence of crime causing
it to be silent.

Arguments that were based on the physical evidence inflicted on Julia Torres
ARGUMENTS IN YOUR FAVOR ARGUMENTS AGAINST YOU

Since Julia is a virgin, the vaginal Other rape victims also experience
lacerations that were found on her vaginal lacerations.
during a medical examination would
likely be made in a consensual sex.

Arguments that were based on the elements of rape


ARGUMENTS IN YOUR FAVOR ARGUMENTS AGAINST YOU
Because Ronald used force and threat Mario Perez, the witness, did not hear
to Julia and covered her mouth with her any noise/ outcry coming from the rice
hand, she just gave in and remained field.
silent during the occurrence of carnal
knowledge.

APPEAL TO THE READERS GOOD SENSE


Thus, Ronald Galang, the accused is guilty beyond reasonable doubt and should be
convicted of the crime rape because he used the defense sweetheart theory for it
not to be regarded as rape. However, it is not a prerequisite for a couple or
sweethearts to have sex. It is a presumption but not a requisite. Having a
relationship with someone is not an excuse for a rape to be justified.