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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,

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