Chapter 10: Sex Offenses and Crimes Involving Force, Fear, and Physical Restraint

A kidnapper grabbing a child

Among the evils that both the common law and later statutory prohibitions against kidnapping sought to address were the isolation of a victim from the protections of society and the law and the special fear and danger inherent in such isolation.

   —State v. Salaman, cited in Section 10.4 “Kidnapping and False Imprisonment”

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