He said the testimony was not reliable enough to support a conviction.
The judge also said he didn't believe all of Hawkes's testimony, but the onus was on the Crown to prove its case.
It seems like maybe I’m not mysterious or flirtatious enough. So, when I try to be coy, flirty, and don’t say too much, guys seem to like me better. After they’ve made their conquest, they lose interest. I am looking to find a wonderful man, and I don’t think my standards are unreasonable. He doesn’t mean that if you’re the right woman and you spend six months together while he dates other women, you will inspire him to settle down with you.4.The problem typically arises when the male is 18 or 19, the female is between 14 and 16, and the parent of the younger teen presses charges.(Even Romeo would be labeled a sex offender today, as he was believed to be 16 and Juliet 13 when their relationship began.)Though the age of consent (i.e.the age at which an individual can legally agree to have sex) varies from state to state – and often splits along gender lines – it is definitive in one aspect: it refers to sexual acts between heterosexuals. S., sex between homosexuals is either not addressed by existing laws or is considered a crime.Recent changes in the laws governing consensual sex between minors or an adult 18 years of age and a minor 14-16 years of age have acknowledged that this intimacy is not the same as molestation.Outside court, Hawkes made a brief statement thanking his family, friends, lawyers and the judge.