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#83225 - 12/17/05 08:41 PM Female Teacher/Abusers
Ken Singer, LCSW Offline


Registered: 08/24/00
Posts: 5781
Loc: Lyons, CO USA
Our own Richard Gartner is quoted in this Australian article.

http://www.theaustralian.news.com.au/common/story_page/0,5744,17589133^28737,00.html

Ken

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#83226 - 12/17/05 09:02 PM Re: Female Teacher/Abusers
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Registered: 05/02/05
Posts: 22045
Loc: Carlisle, PA
Thanks for posting that Ken. Here is something from that article that jumped right off the page at me, concerning a 42 yo woman teacher who had an "affair" with a 16 yo boy in NY state:

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The judge ruled that, although [the teacher] Geisel's behaviour had "crossed the line" to the realm of the "totally unacceptable", the teenager was a victim only in the strictly legal sense.
Oh really? Let me see...because at least he was "getting some"? And this is the view of a judge! The teacher got six months.

The cases in this article are really interesting and it does look like things are moving in the right direction, at least in Australia.

Larry

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Nobody living can ever stop me
As I go walking my freedom highway.
Nobody living can make me turn back:
This land was made for you and me.
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#83227 - 12/23/05 01:36 AM Re: Female Teacher/Abusers
WalkingSouth Offline
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Loc: Waldport, Oregon
Yea, that one got to me too, Larry. GRRRRRRRRR...!

John

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#83228 - 12/23/05 03:18 AM Re: Female Teacher/Abusers
roadrunner Offline
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John,

Yep. The "teacher" gets six months and the kid gets life.

Larry

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Nobody living can ever stop me
As I go walking my freedom highway.
Nobody living can make me turn back:
This land was made for you and me.
(Woody Guthrie)

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