Texas state law on dating minor
The following was included in TCTA's 2016-17 Survival Guide, the ultimate reference tool for Texas educators, and is current as of September 2016 but is subject to change.
The information below is for information purposes only, and is not intended to substitute for advice from an attorney.
In May 2004, the Georgia Supreme Court overturned Dixon’s conviction, stating that he should’ve been prosecuted on the lesser charge of misdemeanor statutory rape, which carries a maximum sentence of one year.
He walked out of prison on May 3, 2004, at age 19, a free man.
Such a legal arrangement is called a stay of adjudication.