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X. Violations of Law

Behavior that violates this policy also may violate the laws of the local jurisdiction in which the incident occurred and subject a Respondent to criminal prosecution by the presiding authority.

Massachusetts General Laws describe prohibited Sex Offenses in chapters 265 and 272, and prohibited Stalking Offenses in Ch. 265 § 43 and Ch. 269 § 14A. Students and Employees studying, working, or engaging in other activities at locations outside of Massachusetts are governed by the applicable laws regarding sexual assault and other criminal offenses implicated by this policy.  Behavior that violates this policy also may subject a Respondent to civil liability.