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Criminal Law - CONSTITUTIONAL ISSUES - Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms - Protection against cruel and unusual punishment - Protection against cruel and unusual punishment

Thursday, December 15, 2016 @ 7:00 PM  

Sentencing of the offender, Adams, for sexual offences against children. The offender used the internet to lure or attempt to lure 12 teenage girls into sexual contact and/or providing pornographic images, some of whom complied with his requests. He was convicted of multiple offences, including internet luring, criminal harassment, sexual interference, uttering threats, and distribution of child pornography. The accused, age 22, did not have a prior record at the time of the offences. The Crown sought a 14-year sentence, less credit for 20 months served...