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double-standard for Poin file stars?

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by EStreetJoe, Feb 25, 2013.

  1. EStreetJoe

    EStreetJoe Well-Known Member

    Interesting article on how the courts have a double standard when it comes to teacher-student sex depending on if its a male teacher or a female teacher.

    http://blog.nj.com/njv_editorial_page/2013/02/sex_crimes_and_teachers_is_sex.html

    Excerpt from the middle of the article:
     
  2. dooley_womack1

    dooley_womack1 Well-Known Member

    Time for the Poin matrix, stat!
     
  3. Armchair_QB

    Armchair_QB Well-Known Member

    The "No shit?" article of the week.
     
  4. Uncle.Ruckus

    Uncle.Ruckus Guest

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  5. PCLoadLetter

    PCLoadLetter Well-Known Member

    I dunno. Our highest-profile case of this type was a woman pushing 50 diddling a teenage friend of the family. She was the wife of the chairman of the county board of supervisors. She got 14 years.

    In an amusing twist, her 20-something daughter was charged with diddling the same kid. Don't remember what happened to her, but it wasn't 14 years.

    So, yeah, there may be a double-standard in some cases, but not everywhere. She got her ass kicked.
     
  6. Bubbler

    Bubbler Active Member

    If a double standard when it comes to Poin Files is wrong, I don't want to be right.
     
  7. printit

    printit Member

    Punishment in our criminal justice system is largely based on the impact of the crime on the victim. Murder gets you more time than attempted murder, even though morally the murderer and the attempted murder were equally bad. A 16 year old girl who has sex with an older man has a good chance of being stigmatized by the experience (to say nothing of getting pregnant). There is no 16 year old boy who is going to be stigmatized, or in any way traumatized, by having sex with an attractive 20-something year old woman, which about half of these "predators" seem to be. Thus, the discrepancy.
     
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