In the Media – Toronto Criminal Lawyer

National Post Articles

Acquitted main remains on list of child abusers; ‘This has been a nightmare for past 20 months’.

October 30, 2007 edition of The National Post, by Shannon Kari

“An Oshawa-area man acquitted of sexually abusing his 13-year-old stepdaughter remains on a children’s aid child abuse registry, even though a judge threw out all criminal charges against him last week…

The complainant is a “troubled child,” said defence lawyer Leora Shemesh. “She came up with a story and it snowballed. This incident never happened,” Ms. Shemesh stressed.” [Read more of how a Toronto criminal lawyer defends alleged child abuse charges.]

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