Skip to comments.Georgia Judge Voids 10-Year Sentence in Consensual Teen Sex Case
Posted on 06/11/2007 6:51:28 PM PDT by Bulldawg Fan
ATLANTA A Georgia judge on Monday voided a 10-year sentence given to a 17-year-old teenage male who was convicted of having consensual oral sex with a 15-year-old girl. Monroe County Superior Court Judge Thomas Wilson voided Genarlow Wilson's sentence and dropped it to misdemeanor aggravated child molestation with a 12-month sentence, plus credit for time served.
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About time. The sentence was absurd. This was another example of a prosecutor going wild. You can’t tell me that the intent of the legislators was to punish minor males who have respond to a minor females sexual advances. Most kids that age would have responded similarly had a girl come on to them. Sending a minor away for ten years for that is absurd.
There are problems with your telling of the story.
Didn’t these guys tape this sorid episode? If so, I would think the tape would have been proof they raped the 17 year old girl. Why did the jury find the rape not credible? There is very little discussion on why the rape was thrown out. Is it possible that the 17 year old consent, but realized she would be in trouble if she came home at 3 am. Did she make the story up to get out trouble in her own house?
I’m sure the convicted felons realized they would get a harsher punishment if found guilty at trial so they copped a plea. Did the other 4 really believe they were guilty or did they want to avoid long jail terms? We will never know. Usually the one who squeals first and provides states evidence serves a shorter sentence.
Lots of unanswered questions based on this story. Would need to see the evidence from the trial and I want to know why the jury threw out the rape charge.
According to Georgia law someone who is unconscious cannot give consent. The 17 yr old was either unconscious or under the influence. The reason that it has not been in the stories is because the msm has an agenda. Google this guys name and you will find a massive "freedom" campaign, much like mumia abu.
The jury foreman admitted they didn't want to ruin his life. They acquitted him of a rape charge that others plead guilty too.They convicted him of what they thought was a lesser crime. They were outraged at the sentence. There are stories that some in the jury wanted to convict him of rape but settled for the lesser charge because of the sentence.
Read the posting.....15 year old children can not give consent to having sex in Georgia. Thats why I posted this, to show the news media slanting the story that they well know is false.
I couldnt agree more. I did notice today that Genarlow and his mother have different last names.....so what else is new.
She was drunk and high on drugs, in a stupor, as seen on the video tape. Where do you get that she “came on to them”?
My girlfriend carries enough in her purse for a couple of nights in the woods. Is that an overnight bag?
....it doesn’t matter for anything except some intent to stay overnight.....nothing more.....
Read the article. It states that he was convicted of having consensual oral sex. How could he be charged with having consensual oral sex if it wasn't consensual? (And for that matter, how could it be considered sex? After all, didn't clinton and the LSM declare that oral sex isn't really sex?)