Examples of safe havens include hospitals and doctor’s offices.
• 3 hours on a school day or 18 hours in a school week; • 8 hours on a non-school day or 40 hours in a non-school week.
Battery is the unlawful touching of another person against that person’s will.
A person convicted of sexual assault or battery may receive a jail sentence of up to 20 years, depending on the seriousness of the crime.
Sexting is the act of electronically posting or forwarding sexually explicit photographs or videos, primarily using cell phones.
When a person creates, sends, or even has in their possession pictures or videos of a person under 18 engaged in sexually explicit conduct, including erotic nudity, a prosecutor has discretion to charge it as a violation of child pornography laws.
Idaho has a Safe Haven Act aimed at deterring a parent from abandoning an unwanted newborn in unsafe locations, like a dumpster or public restroom.
A newborn’s custodial parent can voluntarily surrender an infant under 30 days old to a place or person and not risk prosecution for child abandonment or child abuse.
For example, if a 15 year old told a 20 year old she was 18 at the time of contact, the 20 year old can still be charged with statutory rape.
Idaho laws prohibit sexual abuse or lewd conduct with a child under 16.
Minors under 18 may experience more freedoms in choices of employment but must still obey certain restrictions. Minors under the age of 16 may only work outside of normal school hours.
During a school day, 14 and 15 year olds may work up to three hours in total, from am to pm.
In a school week, the number of hours worked may not exceed 18.