By Michelle Martin Published October 11, I've been reading another of my favourite novels in the newspaper headlines again. One of the real pleasures of Muriel Spark's prose in her perfect novel The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie is the irony that drips out of almost every sentence spoken by the main character, as she pontificates in front of a captive in the true sense of the word audience of s schoolgirls about Goodness, Truth and Beauty; including but not limited to the renunciations she has made to dedicate the prime of her life to her students, the wonderful efficiencies of the Hitler and Mussolini administrations, the great love affair of her youth, and the correct distance from the sill to open a window - more than six inches being vulgar. She grooms Sandy for an affair with Mr. Lloyd, the art teacher, so she can enjoy it by proxy.
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Raise the Hammer
For decades, many law enforcement officers believed victims were supposed to be able to recall all the details of their assault. There is now the growing realization among police officers and others who encountered victims of sexual assault that they have long misread and mishandled those cases. Tom Tremblay, a former Burlington, Vermont, police chief. In a study published this month by the Utah Journal of Criminal Law, researchers found that prosecution rate of sexual assaults in Salt Lake County nearly quadrupled for a local police department after its officers were trained, rising from an abysmally low 6 percent to 22 percent. Richard Alan Friedman, a professor of clinical psychiatry at Weill-Cornell Medical School, said victims may provide choppy accounts of their assaults for evolutionary reasons: to avoid becoming prey, human brains adapted to learn best during emotionally heightened experiences. A victim may have a clear memory of an assault, but might not recall where the assault took place, he said. Such peripheral details might not become memories at all.
Canadian who groomed Irish teenager is jailed and banned from using internet
Kevin L. McIlwain was found guilty of rape, forcible sodomy and indecent acts and sentenced to 54 months of confinement Friday over an April 12 sexual assault on a then year-old Nuremberg college student. McIlwain, from 1st Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment based in Hohenfels, was the last of three soldiers to be tried in the incident. Derick Williams was sentenced Dec. James Blow was sentenced Wednesday to 12 years of confinement.
Tremblay was arrested in December of His defence said he had made bad decisions as his marriage was failing at the time. Jashua Tremblay, who flew to Ireland twice to have sex with 14 yr old girl, receives 4. When he made his first trip to Ireland the girl had turned