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Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Dershowitz has not shied away from provocative ideas about sex and the law. In a 1997 op-ed in the Los Angeles Times, he argued against statutory-rape laws, writing, "There must be criminal sanctions against sex with very young children, but it is doubtful whether such sanctions should apply to teenagers above the age of puberty, since voluntary sex is so common in their age group." He suggested that fifteen was a reasonable age of consent, no matter how old the partner was.

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#1 | Posted by 1947steamer at 2019-07-30 11:16 AM | Reply | Newsworthy 4

An article from four years ago, which was probably just passed off as an "anti-Semitic" smear:

Dershowitz has a long history of attacking sex abuse victims

#2 | Posted by pumpkinhead at 2019-07-30 11:18 AM | Reply

Beyond creepy.

#3 | Posted by Rightocenter at 2019-07-30 11:19 AM | Reply

He's not wrong, he's just arguing against cultural convention. Something the left does as a matter of course.

#4 | Posted by visitor_ at 2019-07-30 01:00 PM | Reply

4 | POSTED BY VISITOR_

Dunno where you got your cultural convention, but having sex with a minor sure as hell goes against mine.

#5 | Posted by Lohocla at 2019-07-30 01:29 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 2

I advocate for severe punishment to any and all that harm children, whether sexual, torture, slavery, emotional, psychological, social abuse. There are professions where abuse of children is common place, like the juvenile justice system.
I consider anyone under the age of 18, a child.

#1 I believe any person that engages in acts that harm children should do hard prison time, 20/25 yrs.

#2 I believe any person that rapes a child under the age of 15, whether physically or psychologically, life in prison.

#3 I believe that any person that engages in any act with the intent to destroy, or bring permanent, life altering harm to a child, should spend life in prison.

#4 I believe any person that rapes a child under the age of 13, upon conviction, or, verification of DNA evidence, should be immediately executed.

On a personal note, if I catch you in the act, #3 or #4, you will die. Your body will never be found.

#6 | Posted by gitmboy at 2019-07-30 01:48 PM | Reply

Watch out, everyone!
We got us a badass in the house!

#7 | Posted by 101Chairborne at 2019-07-30 02:06 PM | Reply | Funny: 5

--On a personal note, if I catch you in the act, #3 or #4, you will die. Your body will never be found.

#6 | Posted by gitmboy

The lady doth protest too much.

#8 | Posted by nullifidian at 2019-07-30 02:08 PM | Reply

Careful, you don't want to get him riled.

#9 | Posted by visitor_ at 2019-07-30 02:45 PM | Reply

#2 I believe any person that rapes a child under the age of 15, whether physically or psychologically, life in prison.

#4 I believe any person that rapes a child under the age of 13, upon conviction, or, verification of DNA evidence, should be immediately executed.

Soooo, life in prison and death?

#10 | Posted by zarnon at 2019-07-30 03:35 PM | Reply

Soooo, life in prison and death?

That's reserved for victims under 11.

-Internet Badass

#11 | Posted by Rightocenter at 2019-07-30 05:26 PM | Reply

You could just leave off the "advocate" part.

#12 | Posted by Angrydad at 2019-07-30 08:57 PM | Reply

Barely related news:

UPDATE:
Epstein case: judge agrees to keep documents on 2008 plea deal secret
Court grants prosecutors' request amid concern that releasing materials could hinder investigation of financier's associates

No new documents anytime soon

#13 | Posted by GOnoles92 at 2019-07-31 07:42 PM | Reply

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