But that's a reason to argue to the legislature to change them, not to tell a prosecutor he's wrong about enforcing them.Susan Estrich is currently the Robert Kingsley Professor of Law and Political Science at the University of Southern California and a member of the Board of Contributors of USA Today.But give me a good-looking woman teacher, and the locker room jokes begin. The locker room humor is dangerous on at least three counts."Wish I'd had a teacher like that in school," men say. First, it demeans male sexuality as unworthy of protection, without regard to age.LMSD first began its investigation into Schanne’s relationship with Addis in November 2010, and ended it when Schanne was let go at the end of January in 2011.Wayne Ely, Esq., one of Schanne's attorneys, said to his knowledge, the district did not try to contact Schannne to allow him to defend himself.
Even if there is a constitutional right to adultery or homosexuality, there is no constitutional right to have sex with your superiors while you're studying under them.
It's a particularly easy question where the state, in this case Texas, has passed a simple and straightforward law that makes it a crime, without regard to the age or gender of the student. But when the bill came to the floor of the house, it was amended, and the age provision was dropped.
If he had not been a student, he would have been considered a consenting adult. When the Texas law was originally drafted, it was limited to students 17 years of age and under.
And short of such a right, it is up to the legislature to set society's standards for acceptable conduct. The fact that my fellow panelists don't happen to "like" it is no reason for it not to be enforced.
There are any number of criminal laws that I don't like.