Posted by Will Brinson
The final (hopefully) ruling in the Lawrence Taylor saga is here, and the Hall of Fame linebacker has been ruled a Level 1 ("low risk") sex offender by a New York judge.
Per the Associated Press, Rockland County Court Judge William Kelly passed along the ruling despite the prosecution's request that Taylor be classified as a Level 2 sex offender.
"The difference between Level 1 and 2 is almost minuscule because of the notification that has already gone out to the world," said Kelly.
The judge also added that Taylor "would be awfully foolish to go out and do this again."
Taylor, who wasn't present at the hearing, was recently sentenced to six years of probation. Following that sentencing, he made some pretty bizarre/awkward/creepy remarks about the nature of prostitution. (The appearance was later classified by his agent as "should not have happened.")
Taylor, who was arrested for felony statutory rape in May, originally pled guilty to two misdemeanor charges.
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