The ABC has word on efforts by Akis Livas to get the courts to accept that tricking women into sex is OK by the law:
It is alleged Akis Livas, 50, stuffed an envelop with fake money and used it to pay for a prostitute’s services in 2010.
At the initial hearing, Mr Edmonds attempted to explain the argument by giving the example of a husband offering to buy his wife a fur coat in exchange for sex but then never making good on his promise.
He said that if every man who lied to get sex was guilty of rape then Australia would need five times the number of prisons.
They will argue that a fraudulent misrepresentation is not within the legal scope of what Livas is alleged to have done.