This author ultimately believes that when the case before the judge is between two teenagers who met in high school, the consequences for having sexual contact should be much more lenient than when the case involves a fully grown adult and a high school student.
It’s important to know the age of consent where you live and how it applies to you.
Being aware of global variations is also a good idea to avoid breaking the law in other countries.
However, does a senior in high school feel like an adult?
Should a senior in high school be wary of getting into relationships with freshmen or sophomore students?
According to those statutes, the fact that a person under the age of sixteen consents to having sexual relations with a person of at least eighteen years of age is not a defense that will be considered when determining the eighteen year old’s guilt.