Quebec Appeal Court heeds SCC guidance in increasing sentence in child sex assault: lawyer

By Luis Millán (August 29, 2022, 11:51 AM EDT) -- A 21-year-old school janitor who sexually assaulted a 13-year-old child had his sentence increased to 15 months’ imprisonment from 90 days by a divided Quebec Court of Appeal after the majority held that the trial judge failed to prioritize denunciation and deterrence as overriding factors....
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