Sexual contact

Offences involving sexual contact are defined in Sections 151 to 153 of the Criminal Code of Canada. Sexual contact means sexual acts and gestures performed on a minor.The offence of sexual contact makes it criminal to touch in any sexual way a person of less than 16 years of age (Section 151 Criminal Code), whereas the offence of inciting to sexual contact does not require that any actual contact take

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Charged with sexual assault and threats, he was released on bail

A warrant was issued against a client charged with several serious offences: sexual contact (Section 151 of the Criminal Code), solicitation of sexual contact (Section 152 of the Criminal Code), sexual assault causing bodily injuries and threats of death or bodily injuries (Section 264(1)a)(2)a) of the Criminal Code). The actions subject to charges supposedly took place over a period of about 7 years. The Prosecutor asked the Judge to keep the defendant detained during

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A client charged with sexual interference and invitation to sexual touching was acquitted.

Defence lawyer Luc Simardrepresented a client charged with sexual interference(Section 151 Criminal Code) and invitation to sexual touching (Section 152 Criminal Code). The Crown had announced its intention to ask for a long prison sentence in this case. The client denied having committed the actions for which he was charged. The trial lasted four days. The Prosecutor had four witnesses testify to prove this sexual assault. Mr Simard’s defence consisted

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A client is acquitted on charges of sexual assault and sexual touching

A client of criminal lawyer Luc Simard was charged with sexual assault (Section 271 (1) a) Criminal Code of Canada), of sexual interference with a child (Section 151 Criminal Code) and invitation to sexual touching (Section 152 Criminal Code). During the trial, the Prosecutor had his witnesses testify.Mr. Simard then cross-examined these witnesses in order to point out certain contradictions between their testimonies during the trial and the statements they

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