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Voyeurism

See also Eavesdropping.
Actaeon
turned into stag for watching Artemis bathe. [Gk. Myth.: Leach, 8]
elders of Babylon
watch Susanna bathe. [Apocrypha: Susanna; Art: Daniel, 217]
Gyges
king’s bodyguard requested secretly to view queen undressing. [Gk. Lit.: Avery, 507–508]
Peeping Tom
illicitly glanced at the naked Godiva. [Br. Legend: Brewer Dictionary, 815]
Roberts, Mr.
takes advantage of unshaded hospital window to watch nurses taking baths. [Am. Lit.: Heggen Mister Roberts in Sobel, 479]
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The figures, which come from exclusive analysis of Home Office data, include instances of upskirting, which up until now has come under the offences of voyeurism or outraging public decency.
"He said on the occasion he was arrested there was no one getting undressed at the relevant time so he did not commit the offence of voyeurism but he had been doing it for about a month."
'A lot of the questions were geared towards voyeurism-national voyeurism as opposed to 'in aid of legislation.' And this is quite upsetting We understand that a lot of things have to be investigated but I think that the details of certain personal affairs should not have been discussed,' Poe said in her speech that tackled the role of women in society.
Rabbi Barry Freundel Pleads Guilty to 52 Counts of Voyeurism" at...
Under [section]810.14(1), voyeurism occurs when a defendant "[1] with lewd, lascivious, or indecent intent, [2] secretly observes another person [3] when the other person is located in a dwelling, structure, or conveyance and [4] such location provides a reasonable expectation of privacy." This article analyzes these four elements and concludes that, while the offense is reasonably well defined, it is underinclusive in two ways.
Doubtfire was charged with voyeurism after a 26-year-old woman made a complaint to West Mercia Police about an incident at a leisure centre in Evesham last July.
It also defines stalking and voyeurism as crimes with punishments up to seven years.
Further the definition of voyeurism has been fine- tuned to prevent its misuse and the clause on public disrobing of women has been amended by making " disrobing in private space" also a criminal offence.
Summary: The second major amendment likely was on diluting the punishment for voyeurism. A third amendment was likely to be moved by the Opposition to put in more safeguards against the misuse of new law.
A MAN has appeared in court charged with offences of voyeurism and making and taking indecent photographs of a child.
The introductory chapter of John Fowles: Visionary and Voyeur is titled "Voyeurism and Other Visual Pleasures" and does, at its end, address voyeurism in Fowles's fiction.
FOUR professional footballers have been charged with sexual assault and voyeurism.