SEQ CHAPTER \h \r 1CR10-561 (06/19/03)


Definition of “lewd and lascivious”


Lewd and lascivious means that (Def)_______________’s conduct was lustful, indecent, or other sexual behavior that offends current morality in Vermont.  Lewdness is defined as “gross and wanton indecency in sexual relations,” whereas lascivious means “tending to excite lust.”  To determine whether (Def)_______________’s behavior was lewd and lascivious, you should apply your sense of the community standards of sexual decency, propriety, and morality in the community.