Category Archives: Child abandonement

Slim’s Criminal Law News Apr 2 www.montrealcriminallaw.com

Child Abuse by Omission: How American Law Holds Mothers Responsible for Their Partners’ Crimes

Are mothers responsible for the abuse their children suffer at the hands of their male partners? While most of us recognize the complexity involved in trying to protect a child or anyone else from an abuser, the law takes a far less nuanced view — particularly when it concerns mothers.

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Slim’s Criminal Law Mar 27 www.montrealcriminallaw.com

Do we really want this to be a criminal offense?

Dad Leaves Toddler Daughter Alone In Car For ‘Minutes,’ Stunned He Got Arrested

One dad is now speaking out about a daunting incident he experienced after leaving his two-year-old daughter alone in a car. According to Birmingham Mail, Tim Haines left the toddler in the car for less than five minutes while he ran inside a store to pick up her prescription.

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Slim’s Criminal Law News Feb 21 www.montrealcriminallaw.com

Is the State meddling too far into our lives or perhaps not enough?

Mother who left child alone acquitted

She may be guilty of bad parenting — at least in the eyes of some — but a stressed-out Winnipeg mother who left her six-year-old child alone in a locked home for 90 minutes has been cleared of any criminal wrongdoing.

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