Wilson Case Raises Questions About Age of Consent In 2003, Genarlow Wilson, then 17, was given a 10-year sentence for engaging in consensual teen sex. Now, a Georgia judge has called for Wilson's release, saying the sentence was "a grave miscarriage of justice." Guests discuss what the law should or should not say about teens and sex.
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Wilson Case Raises Questions About Age of Consent

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In 2003, Genarlow Wilson, then 17, was given a 10-year sentence for engaging in consensual teen sex. Now, a Georgia judge has called for Wilson's release, saying the sentence was "a grave miscarriage of justice." Guests discuss what the law should or should not say about teens and sex.

Jeremy Redmon, reporter, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

B.J. Bernstein, Genarlow Wilson's appellate attorney; founder of My5th.org

Teens, Sex and the Law: Genarlow Wilson

Teens, Sex and the Law: Genarlow Wilson

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Genarlow Wilson, 21, was recently ordered released by a Georgia judge but remains incarcerated pending an appeal. Georgia Department of Corrections hide caption

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Wilson consults with his attorney, B.J. Bernstein. Georgia Department of Corrections hide caption

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