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Sexual relations exchanged for payment.

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Does this situation qualify as “reasonable suspicion”?

A friend of mine described this situation to me recently: The scene is a hotel lobby in the middle of the night. Three people, two men and a woman, enter. The woman appears to be drunk and ...
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Is a journalist who uses sex to get information considered a prostitute?

Let's say a female investigative journalist is looking into a story where the actors involved clearly know things she doesn't, but much to her frustration, they simple wont talk. Most of them are men,...
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Hypothetically walking the line between pornography and prostitution

Throughout this question I will reference the Texas Penal Code for concrete examples as Texas is my home state. The Texas Penal Code clarifies explicitly what is considered prostitution in the state ...
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So… is prostitution in Canada legal or not?

I'm confused, is prostitution in Canada legal or not? I've been looking, but have up till now only gotten mixed messages when it comes to it's legality; just a jumble of legislative actions, court ...
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If prostitution is legal in the UK then why do people get arrested for talking to prostitutes in the street?

There is some kind of non-official red corner close to Paddington station in London, people get arrested all the times there for talking to undercover prostitutes who are actually police officers. ...
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Are CuddleFix participants engaged in prostitution?

Is CuddleFix (http://www.cuddlefix.com) prostitution, or not? If not, where (or at what actions) is the line drawn exactly? In brief: you pay them to come to your house and lie in bed with you and ...
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What's the limitation of sexual consideration?

Prostitution is defined to be sex in exchange of consideration http://definitions.uslegal.com/p/prostitution/ The term "prostitution" generally means the commission by a person of any natural or ...