Now, empowered by the conference to handle said issues internally, Glass has formalized a policy that extends even further than the SEC’s, to incoming freshmen, as well as transfers.“It’s something the SEC, with their transfer ban, I think raised the issue generally,” said Glass, who has repeatedly supported a similar Big Ten-wide rule.
The legal system, as flawed as it is, is the only way that anyone accused of a 'crime' can have fair hearing - trial by media should not be an option.
This blog, Criminal HIV Transmission, a collection of published news stories, opinion, and resources about so-called 'HIV crimes', has now been incorporated into the new HIV Justice Network website, and will not be updated as of November 15th 2012.
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Furthermore, crimes of defendants between 18 and 21 are typically less harsh than when the defendant is over the age of 21. While the age of consent in Indiana is 16, this rule allows 14 and 15 year old juveniles to partake in consensual sexual activity with peers so long as that sexual partner is no more than 4 years older than them.
But, have you ever heard of the Romeo and Juliet defense in Indiana? In fact, when most people hear of it, they think it’s a joke. This law was created to protect those that had been in a dating relationship prior to engaging in sexual conduct, and by the nature of timing, became an age where the sexual conduct would be illegal if it were to continue.
He pleaded guilty to two counts in December in an agreement with the Kalamazoo County Prosecutor's Office that included the provision he work with authorities to notify other sexual partners that he is HIV-positive. Richardson Johnson also ordered Kurtz to spend one year on probation, pay victim restitution, court costs and state fees.