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What is the age of consent in Ontario? Are there exceptions?

On behalf of Neuberger & Partners LLP posted in Sexual Assault on Thursday February 26, 2015.

The question of consent is primary in many sexual assault cases. Under Ontario law, sexual assault occurs whenever an individual sexually touches another person without that person's consent. In other words, the touching does not have to be extremely violent in order to lead to a sexual assault charge, nor must a sexual assault charge be predicated on sexual intercourse. In Canada, the age of consent for sexual activity is...
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Understanding specific kinds of sex crime charges involving minors

On behalf of Neuberger & Partners LLP posted in Sexual Assault on Wednesday January 14, 2015.

Because allegations of sexual offences involving minors evoke such strong public reaction, and because the penalties for such crimes are extremely serious, anyone accused of a child sex offence should have legal representation the moment it becomes apparent that an investigation could happen. Not everyone accused of a child sex offence is guilty, and in any case, the prosecution will tell its side of the story. Every defendant has a...
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