According to the Michigan Penal Code Section 750.520(c), an individual will be found guilty of criminal sexual conduct in the second degree if he or she engages in sexual contact with another person and certain circumstances exists. . The following circumstances can lead to a charge of criminal sexual conduct in the second degree if the victim is under the age of 13 years of age or if the victim is at least 13 years of age but less than 16 years of age and the offender is related by blood. If an individual was aided or abetted by 1 or more other persons and the individual knows or has reason to know that the victim is mentally incapable, mentally incapacitate, or physically helpless, they can be charges with sexual conduct in the second degree. Another possible circumstance that could lead to an individual being charged with sexual conduct in the second degree would be if an individual caused personal injury to the victim and forced or coerced the victim to accomplish the sexual contact.
If one is convicted of criminal sexual conduct in the second degree they will be found guilty of a felony that is punishable according to the following: by imprisonment for not more than 15 years and it is within the courts discretion to sentence the offender to lifetime electronic monitoring if the violation involved the offender being 17 years of age or older and the victim was less than 13 years of age.
An example of CSC 2 would be, grabbing a woman’s breast against her will. CSC 2 is about sexual contact as opposed to sexual penetration.