While the case has gained attention in large part due to the prestige of the school and the unsavory details that have emerged regarding an apparently longstanding “senior salute” tradition in which male seniors compete to receive the most sexual favors, one legally interesting detail is that Labrie is facing a litany of charges based in part due to the age of the female student.
As to those offenses, her consent to their activities (a hotly disputed issue at trial) is irrelevant.
This law applies to both medical and surgical abortions.
The New Hampshire Law requires that one parent or legal guardian, chosen by you, be notified that you are choosing to have an abortion.
In Massachusetts, 16 is the age of consent set by statute and it is a crime for anyone—including another child under the age of 16—to have sexual intercourse with a child under that age.