Borderbill62 Wrote:
Aug 21, 2012 7:35 PM
I see all these comments that are saying that since the boys were 18 years of age and met the legal age of consent that she shouldn't have been convicted or received jailtime. However, she wasn't convicted of having sex with minors. She was convicted of violating a state law prohibiting sex between a teacher and students. She broke the law, period. You can disagree with the law, but if you believe in the rule of law then she had to be convicted. I love how some people try to rationalize law-breaking because they don't agree with the law. We can argue whether or not a law should exist, but that doesn't change the fact that this woman broke the law and therefore deserved to suffer the penalty of the law.