Abusive Sexual Contacts Law and Legal Definition

When used in the context of prisons and prisoners, abusive sexual contact means unwanted sexual contacts with another inmate. It may also include unwanted sexual contact with any prison personnel. Such contacts involve touching of the inmate's buttocks, thigh, penis, breasts, or vagina in a sexual way. Abusive sexual contacts are punishable, and the related provisions are found under 18 USCS § 2244.