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Licensed status required to expose coach to criminal punishment

A high school basketball coach in Iowa successfully appealed a criminal conviction for having sex with one of his students. The reason: the statute under which he was charged, which requires the perpetrator to be a licensed school employee, did not apply to the coach, who possessed only a type of limited license known as a "coaching authorization", the Supreme Court of Iowa held April 11

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