Florida teen dating laws
A college already rejected his son because of his conviction, he said.
They review the vulnerability of the victim, the relationship of the victim and the accused, whether drugs and alcohol were involved and the feelings of the victim’s parents.
Michigan has adopted similar legislation, and Illinois and California groups are pushing for those laws, too.
Benda’s father, James Benda, said teens convicted of these crimes face an uphill battle when looking for jobs and going to college because of the social taboos of sex offenders.
While researching his friend’s case, Yang discovered that other states had adopted Romeo and Juliet laws to lessen the penalties for young adults convicted of such crimes, and he asked state Rep.
Joe Atkins, DFL-Inver Grove Heights, to support that here.
“It almost makes you aghast to see how serious this stuff gets,” said John Leunig, a criminal attorney in St.