Question: Where does the Romeo and Juliet law apply?

Romeo and Juliet laws were passed in 2007 in Connecticut and Indiana. In Indiana, a change in the law decriminalizes consensual sex between adolescents if they are found by a court to be in a dating relationship with an age difference of four years or less and other states have adopted other reforms.

What age does the Romeo and Juliet law apply to?

What Does the Romeo and Juliet Law Do? Floridas “Romeo and Juliet” law was first introduced in 2007 to address concerns about high school age youth being labeled as sexual offenders or sexual predators for participating in a consensual sexual relationship as individuals under the legal age of consent (18 years old)..

What does Romeo and Juliet law cover?

Romeo and Juliet laws prevent behavior between people who are close in age from being considered statutory rape when one of the two members of the couple is under the age of consent.

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