Georgia Supreme Court Rejects Constitutional Challenge to Solicitation of Sodomy Statute, But Reverses Police Officer’s Conviction

The Georgia Supreme Court has unanimously rejected a constitutional challenge to the state’s law making it a misdemeanor to solicit somebody to engage in anal or oral sex, but at the same time reversed a police officer’s conviction for soliciting a 17-year-old high school student, finding that the statute, narrowly construed to avoid constitutional problems, had not been violated.  The case is Watson v. State, 2013 Ga. LEXIS 860 (Oct. 21, 2013).

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