A Hot Topic Among Teens The recent discovery that 16-year-old actress Jamie Lynn Spears, the sister of pop star Britney Spears, became pregnant by her 18-year-old boyfriend has again turned consensual sex among teens into a hotly contested issue.Although there is no public talk of prosecution, and much of the case would depend on where and when the sexual activity took place, onlookers have questioned whether Spears’ boyfriend could be charged with statutory rape, even though the two were in a long-term, consensual relationship.He walked out of prison on May 3, 2004, at age 19, a free man.In an interview after his release, Dixon told The Oprah Show, “Freedom is great.LEAP understands that librarians are prohibited from providing legal advice, but instead helps them provide legal information, including referrals to attorneys.Your 18-year-old son is dating a 16-year-old female classmate – no big deal, right?It’s unbelievable that I’m finally home after 14 months.
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