For years in Indiana, the age at which a person could legally consent to have sex was But lawyers for young defendants accused of having sex with and year-olds now can pose a defense against charges of sexual misconduct with a minor. Public Law creates a legal defense, nicknamed the " Romeo and Juliet defense ," against charges of sexual misconduct with a minor. The law went into effect July 1.
How to Protect Teens Accused of Sex Crimes
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By Radhika Sanghani. We all know that sexting is dangerous. No matter how much you trust your partner, a topless photo could come back to haunt you. But, until now, we thought the only risk in sexting was if your peers, or strangers, got hold of the pictures.
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So where—and how—do we draw the right line? The fear that children will be sexually exploited by predatory adults is not new. Abigail Pesta interviewed Ken Thornsberry, a Michigan man sent to prison and forced to register as a sex offender for a consensual sexual relationship with a young woman that began when they were both in high school. When they first slept together, Thornsberry was an 18 year-old senior; his girlfriend Emily Lester a 14 year-old freshman.
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