Quebec court examines impact of lengthy imprisonment on offender’s family as mitigating factor

By Luis Millán (March 27, 2023, 9:58 AM EDT) -- In a case that provided the Quebec Court of Appeal with an “opportunity to address the extent to which the detrimental impact of a lengthy term of imprisonment on the offender’s family can operate as a mitigating factor in the sentencing process,” the appellate court dismissed an appeal by the Crown over a sentence handed to a man found guilty of two counts of sexual interference on his 12-year-old daughter and her friend....
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