Jennifer also requested permission from her parents to stay near the "campus" with a friend throughout the week. But from a legal standpoint, lawyers and advocates noted that it was one of the highest sentences for this type of crime in Canadian history, and perhaps the stiffest for an individual with no prior criminal record and who pleaded guilty. Rape Woman, 18, raped in Southampton field as police search for man in 'muddy clothes' The teenager was walking in Riverside Park, Southampton, between 11pm and But Crown prosecutor Patricia Garcia argued that judges of the same level are free to decide that they are not bound by the precedent. March 29, 5:
These are known as provincial offences and do not lead to a criminal record.
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