Teenager’s Guide to Georgia Law
DID YOU KNOW that when you wake up on your 17th birthday, you are an adult under Georgia’s criminal laws?
DID YOU KNOW that if you have a fake ID in Georgia that it is a crime, and depending on the type of ID and how you use it, you can be charged with a felony?
DID YOU KNOW that if you give a prescription drug to a friend, you can both be charged with a crime?
DID YOU KNOW that you can be charged with statutory rape regardless of whether you are a girl or a boy?
Parents and students in 7th grade or older, this is an event you should not miss!
With experience as both a prosecutor and defense attorney, J. Tom Morgan is committed to educating young people and helping them avoid being both victims and perpetrators of crimes. He is author of Ignorance Is No Defense, A Teenager’s Guide to Georgia Law, now in its fourth edition, which explains over 100 laws in Georgia that impact teenagers in easy-to-understand language.
He has appeared on The Oprah Winfrey Show, The Today Show, CNN’s Talk Back Live, Court TV, and 48 Hours, and has been featured in People and Parenting magazines. He is in popular demand as a speaker at schools, churches, and other community and civic groups.