against her will

Essential allegation in indictment for rape. 44 Am J1st Rape § 56. The words "against her will" mean exactly the same thing as "without her consent," since the crime may be committed when, strictly speaking, the woman exhibits no will at all in the transaction, as where she has been drugged, or is non compos mentis. 44 Am J1st Rape § 2. See against the will.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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