I am wondering if someone can tell me the age of consent in New York state in 1983? Or how I can find this information. I need it for a piece I am writing and have not been able to locate the information. Thank you.
Country relating to Question: United States
State (if USA): Colorado
Library research, internet research.
Age of consent for what? Sex? Contracts?
I ran a search for you on the Google Case Law search engine at the following link:http://scholar.google.com/scholar?as_q=%22age+of+consent%22&num=10&btnG=Search+Scholar&as_epq=&as_oq=&as_eq=&as_occt=any&as_sauthors=&as_publication=&as_ylo=&as_yhi=&as_sdtf=&as_sdt=4&as_sdts=33&hl=enIf you want to go through those cases you can get some information about the whole subject and if you look at the case called People v. Facey it states in the paragraph marked 16 on the left in light gray that 17 is the age of consent.If you would like any additional information or have more questions please don’t hesitate to ask but please do so my clicking on the Reply to Expert tab.We work for Positive Ratings, please click on one of the top three ratings or one of the Smile Faces, as this would be appreciated. We have recently implemented a new rating and feedback system. Please be aware that you are rating my courtesy and service as a professional, and not necessarily whether you like the information that you are receiving. Please bear in mind I can’t control what the law is and whether it helps you, I can only tell you what it says, and I assume you want truthful information.PLEASE DO NOT use the rating system to ask for more information or in an attempt to tell the website that you didn’t like the substance of the answer as it gives a NEGATIVE rating to me personally if your rating is one of the lower two.
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