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#1 +techbeck

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Posted 17 March 2014 - 19:03

An 11th grade English teacher resigned last week after she was accused of having sexual relations with a student at a Pennsylvania high school.

 

Emily Nesbit, 31, was charged with institutional sex assault, a third-degree felony, on Friday. Police said Nesbit admitted meeting an 18-year-old male student for sex in a classroom after hours at Cumberland Valley High School in Mechanicsburg.

 

Nesbit is charged based on her position as a teacher, without regard to the age of the student. If convicted she could face up to seven years in prison, prosecutors told ABC 27 News.

 

Administrators learned about the alleged inappropriate contact on March 10 after a female student discovered sexual text messages on the alleged victim's phone, according to Fox 43 News. These included partially clothed and naked photos of Nesbit and the student.

 

According to the Patriot News, Silver Spring Township police interviewed the alleged victim the next day. They learned he and the teacher had been in communication for about two months and met several times in the classroom after school. The student did not deny his relationship with the teacher. Police said the teacher's phone number was listed as "My Lady Friend" in the student's iPhone.

 

Prosecutors are urging parents to closely monitor their children's phones and social media accounts in the wake of the scandal.

 

"The message to parents is, you need to 100 percent read your child's text messages, follow them on Instagram, follow them on Twitter," prosecutor David Freed said, according to ABC 27 News.

 

Nesbit's attorney released a statement Friday, explaining that the teacher "made a series of bad decisions at a low point in her life," and that she "intends to accept responsibility in court and continue to work on her personal issues that lead to the alleged inappropriate conduct," PennLive reports.

 

Fox 43 News reports that the recent events caused unease and mistrust among faculty and students alike. Cumberland Valley superintendent Frederick Withum said that teachers felt "betrayed" by the alleged conduct.

“It kind of feels dirty a little bit,” an unidentified student told the station. “It feels weird knowing what went on in there.”

 

 

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Posted 17 March 2014 - 19:06

"Victim".. LMAO.. 



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Posted 17 March 2014 - 19:08

I fail to see any crime. both parties are consenting adults.



#4 Geoffrey B.

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Posted 17 March 2014 - 19:10

I think the matter of crime comes to a Teacher being an authority figure to a student, the location of the alleged incident, and the fact that there are laws to prevent teacher student relationships.



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Posted 17 March 2014 - 19:13

This might sound bad, but she looks pretty hot. Lucky guy, lol.



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Posted 17 March 2014 - 19:17

I think the matter of crime comes to a Teacher being an authority figure to a student, the location of the alleged incident, and the fact that there are laws to prevent teacher student relationships.


^ that's it precisely. The problem isn't the student's age but the place they did it and the institutional power differential between them. This is the law throughout most all of the US.

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Posted 17 March 2014 - 19:21

^ that's it precisely. The problem isn't the student's age but the place they did it and the institutional power differential between them. This is the law throughout most all of the US.

 

Yeah but any prison time would be totally laughable if the student is an adult. Losing her job would be more than enough.



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Posted 17 March 2014 - 19:27

There are laws that forbid teacher-student relationships? I understand the place was a bad decision, but what would happen if it was in her house for example?



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Posted 17 March 2014 - 19:27

I'd hit it.



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Posted 17 March 2014 - 19:28

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#11 Hurmoth

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Posted 17 March 2014 - 19:30

I fail to see any crime. both parties are consenting adults.

QFT

 

While I may not agree that she should be in a relationship with a student, it is a conflict of interest, I don't believe it should be a crime.

 

As LaP stated, losing her job is more than enough punishment in this situation.



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Posted 17 March 2014 - 19:37

There are laws that forbid teacher-student relationships? I understand the place was a bad decision, but what would happen if it was in her house for example?

Certain states IIRC. and if not state mandate, are board imposed.


I'd hit it.

She can hit me :shifty:



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Posted 17 March 2014 - 19:53

I'd like to be her next victim.  Ohhhhhh thats just terrible :/



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Posted 17 March 2014 - 19:58

I'd like to be her next victim.  Ohhhhhh thats just terrible :/

 

Yeah wanting to be a victim is definately a weird feeling XD



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Posted 17 March 2014 - 21:10

No difference, it's the relationship, not so much thelocation per se.

There are laws that forbid teacher-student relationships? I understand the place was a bad decision, but what would happen if it was in her house for example?

In many states it's a felony, and in Texas it's good for 20 years. It's legal here in Michigan only if the student is 18+ and the relationship is consensual, also in California, but their legislatures are moving to change that. The trend is towards making it a felony.

And it's not a conservative thing as quite a few liberal legal writers and scholars are pro-criminalization. Susan Estrich of California is one. She ran the 1988 presidential campaign of Mike Dukakis (D).