How Does Mental Illness Affect Sexual Consent?

A mother is suing a man for conducting a sadomasochistic relationship with her daughter, who was mentally ill. Are the mentally ill capable of consent?

Hosted by:
  • Mark Osler,
    Minneapolis, MN
    Professor of Law at University of St. Thomas
  • Dr. Mitchell Tepper,
    Atlanta, GA
  • Allison Leotta,
    Washington, DC
    Former Federal Sex-Crimes Prosecutor; Novelist
  • Frank Farley,
    Philadelphia, PA
    Professor of Educational Psychology at Temple University