Shortly after the law passed, a teacher engaged in sexual intercourse with her year-old student, and a Texas court refused to indict her.
Pennsylvania law sets the age of consent for sex at 16, although prosecutors in some counties have brought child endangerment and corruption-of-minors charges against teachers who have had relationships with and year-old students. Definitions generally applicable to sexual offences. If the younger party is 13, 14 or 15, the other person must be no more than 48 months older. A juvenile offender 13 years old and younger would be charged as a "serious juvenile offender" under C. By there had been civil court rulings in California stating that minors under 18 may consent to sexual activity, even though the age of consent is 18 under state criminal law. The age of consent in Oregon is