Arkansas Supreme Court Decides Teachers Can Have Sex With Students

Horny teenage boys all over Arkansas will be happy to know that the states Supreme court on Thursday decided to allow sexual relations between teachers and students.

Now before every over excited 15-year-old attempt to ogle their French teacher there is one big consideration, the student must be at least 18-years-old in order to meet the states age of consent rules.

The Supreme Court in making its ruling struck down a state law that banned sexual contact between a student and their teacher. The court found that people 18 or older have a constitutional right to engage in consensual sexual relationships.

It was 38-year-old David Paschal, an Elkins High School history and psychology who brought the case before the court after admitting that he engaged in a five-month long sexual relationship with an 18-year-old student.

In the courts decision the chief justice wrote:

“Regardless of how we feel about Paschal’s conduct, which could correctly be referred to as reprehensible, we cannot abandon our duty to uphold the rule of law when a case presents distasteful facts.”

Paschal was in the process of service 30-years behind bars for his part in the relationship, however under the state’s ruling his convictions will be reversed and he will be dismissed of all charges.

While the law may have been overturned at the State Supreme Court level lawyers for the state argue that its an important piece of legislature that protects students from sexual advances brought on by teachers who hold a position of authority.

Attorney’s for the state have not said whether or not they plan to appeal the Supreme Courts decision.

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