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People v. Lynch



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People v. Lynch was a 1994 criminal case from California in which William Lynch was “[c]harged with 14 counts of lewd conduct with a child stemming from alleged attacks on four women when they were between 7 and 13 years old from March, 1967 to July, 1972.” One of the women repressed the memory, recovering details of the event sthat occured after seeking therapy for severe depression; two of the other women, her sisters, had remembered the abuse ever since. (Julie Tamaki, “Abuse Case to Challenge New Law on Limitations,” Los Angeles Times, May 15, 1994: B1,


1. Tamaki, J. (1994, June 11). Defendants in Retroactive Molestation Case Lose Dismissal Bid : Crime: Under a new state law, William Lynch, 64, and his ex-girlfriend are accused of act that allegedly occurred more than 20 years ago. Los Angeles Times.

2. Tamaki, J. (1994, May 15). Abuse Case to Challenge New Law on Limitations. Los Angeles Times.

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