She claimed it was rape, he claimed it was consensual, and a jury acquitted him of the charges.
However, because of their age difference, the jury still found Dixon guilty of statutory rape and aggravated child molestation, and sentenced him to a mandatory 10 years in prison under Georgia law.
Consenting means only that at this particular time, you would like to engage in this particular sexual behavior.
Back to top To determine if someone is giving consent, you must be able to answer two questions: The easiest way to determine if a person wants to give consent is simply to ask.
Your 18-year-old son is dating a 16-year-old female classmate – no big deal, right?