What are the rules to 17 being the legal age of consent in NYS?

Asked about 1 year ago - Ripley, NY

I know that 17 is the legal age of sexual consent in NY. But what are all the details?

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  1. Eric Edward Rothstein

    Contributor Level 20

    Answered . No details. 17 is the age of consent in NY.

    I am a former federal and State prosecutor and now handle criminal defense and personal injury/civil rights cases.... more
  2. Marco Caviglia


    Contributor Level 19

    Answered . It is a statement of fact/law, like knowing that the drinking age in NY is 21.

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