Teacher dating 18 year old former student
He says he is just following his heart and that he has no regrets. Hooker moved the young girl into a shared apartment shortly after she turned 18.These days the couple spends their time looking for work, granting interviews and arguing that Tamie Powers is making false and exaggerated claims against them.His attorney, Casey Copeland, said his client was "vindicated by the Supreme Court.""I think that this case does not necessarily say a teacher can do that and keep their job," said Copeland."I think the loss of job and loss of teacher's license might be appropriate for that, but it's not appropriate to put someone in jail for 30 years."Several states have laws banning sexual content between teachers and students.Now Tammie is doing everything she can to tell her story to the world.
She says she has proof, and hopes it’s enough to put Hooker behind bars. You learn that your 18-year-old daughter is in a relationship with a 41-year-old man. Her teenage daughter Jordan is romantically and sexually involved with a former teacher, James Hooker. That’s the situation Tammie Powers recently found herself in.James Hooker met Jordan Powers during her freshman year.She was a young teenager when she met the man who started off as her educator, and later became her significant other.