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Man arrested in Hamilton after alleged breach of curfew

On behalf of Neuberger & Partners LLP posted in Sexual Assault on Wednesday August 13, 2014.

People convicted of violent sexual offences can face a long list of penalties and restrictions in addition to prison time. Depending on the circumstances of a particular case, the consequences of a conviction in Canada could include the following: Placement on the sex-offender registry Entry of a DNA profile in a national databank Prohibition of contact with children Prohibition of being at a school, community centre, swimming pool, day care...
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New prostitution law draws criticism

On behalf of Neuberger & Partners LLP posted in Criminal Defence on Thursday June 26, 2014.

The Conservative government has set a goal to abolish prostitution and legal sex work, and it believes it can do it with a bill that would heavily penalized the individuals who buy sex. While there is certainly some support for the bill, there are many people who find this proposed bill to be paternalistic and potentially dangerous. Currently, it is not considered a sex crime to exchange money for sex in Ontario....
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Security footage allegedly captures Toronto sexual assaults

On behalf of Neuberger & Partners LLP posted in Sexual Assault on Monday December 02, 2013.

The words "sexual assault" are certainly not positive. Few people in Toronto are willing to defend individuals accused of sexual offences because the charges alone are enough to make the suspects social pariahs. Yet, just like anyone else charged with a crime in Canada, people arrested on suspicion of sexual assault are presumed innocent. Only if the Crown can make a compelling case based on facts and evidence, not emotion, can the...
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