John Carpenter v. State

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
John Carpenter v. State
Case Date: 
1933
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Criminal
Cause/Crime: 
Violation of Age of Consent

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Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
68
Notes / Description: 

Plaintiff in error is accused of having unlawful contact with Ethel Hensley who is 17. Plaintiff in error was arrested after Ethel became pregnant and told her parent that he was the father. According to the testimony of her parents, Ethel has the intelligence of a 10 year old.