Sexting Teens (Part 4)

The last three posts have dealt with teen sexting and the detrimental, often draconian, consequences that Louisiana law deals out. A teen can become a registered sex offender by dating and texting a girl at his high school. Costs and consequences of sex offender...

Sexting Teens (Part 3)

In Part 1 and 2 of the series, I stated that Louisiana law has done a poor job of keeping up with the science of the teenage brain and the technology held in the palms of our hands. The state prescribes severe penalties for those who commit sex offenses, requires them...

Sexting & Teens (Part 2)

In Part 1 of the series, I stated that Louisiana law has done a poor job of keeping up with the science of the teenage brain and the technology held in the palms of our hands. The state prescribes severe penalties for those who commit sex offenses, requires them to...

Sexting Teens (Part 1)

Raising teenagers in today’s digital age requires hyper-vigilance.  The latest scientific research into prefrontal cortex development confirms what parents have long known:  the teen brain is not well-equipped for rational decision-making.  As compared to their adult...

No Pay, No Play (La. R.S. 32:866)

No Pay, No Play ~ or:  Make Sure You Pay Your Car Insurance On Time ~ I spoke to a group last week and was surprised at how few knew of Louisiana’s “No Pay, No Play” compulsory automobile insurance statute (La. R.S. 32:866). If you are not insured...