This article will examine the issue of criminal liability for necrophilia. Part II will address necrophilia in general and will discuss briefly why society finds such acts reprehensible. Part III will discuss existing criminal prohibitions against necrophilia in California and other states. Part IV will discuss the evidentiary use of necrophilia in proving other crimes. Finally, Part V will evaluate proposed legislation outlawing necrophilia.
Tyler T. Ochoa and Christine Jones,
Defiling the Dead: Necrophilia and the Law
, 18 Whittier L. Rev. 539
Available at: http://digitalcommons.law.scu.edu/facpubs/89