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Double Standard: Another Female Teacher Gets Off With Suspended Sentence After Sex With Student

Double Standard: Another Female Teacher Gets Off With Suspended Sentence After Sex With Student

Last year Susan Duursma, a former middle school teacher in Bismarck, was found guilty of having sex with one of her 15 year-old students. Her sentence? She got 60 days in jail for felony child abuse after initially facing three counts of corrupting a minor and doesn’t have to register as a sex offender. Earlier

Another Example Of The Male/Female Double Standard When It Comes To Child Abuse

Last year Susan Duursma, a middle school teacher in Bismarck, was found guilty of having sex with one of her 15 year-old students. Her sentence? She got 60 days in jail for felony child abuse after initially facing three counts of corrupting a minor and doesn’t have to register as a sex offender. Earlier this

Case For Exempting Teacher Records From Open Records Doesn't Pass The Smell Test

In an earlier post I wrote about SB2153 which, if passed, would close off records pertaining to teachers accused of crimes. North Dakota has had some high-profile criminal cases involving teachers in the last year. Susan Duursma, for instance, who was a teacher in Bismarck who had sex with one of her students. West Fargo

Female Teacher Who Had Sex With A 9th Grader Won't Have To Register As A Sex Offender

Wow: BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – A former Bismarck middle school teacher who admitted she had sex with a ninth-grader will spend 60 days in prison. South Central District Court Judge Bruce Romanick has ruled that 35-year-old Susan Duursma won’t have to register as a sex offender. It’s hard to believe that a 35-year-old man having

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