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.
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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.
In a world where nuclear submarine commanders need to pretend to be special forces soldiers in order to get laid what hope honesty?