Student who married teacher after sexual relationship, ordered by judge to testify against teacher husband. Judge rules, Amy Nicole Cox’s marriage a sham to protect Matthew Shane Wester, in Blount County, Alabama.

Amy Nicole Cox, who was 18 when she married 38-year-old Matthew Shane Wester, isn’t protected by spousal privilege, said Circuit Judge Dennis E. Odell, a Madison County judge appointed to hear the case in Blount County.
Wester was indicted on one count of a school employee having sexual contact with a student under the age of 19. Five months later, Wester married Cox shortly after graduation.

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