Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Brenda Waudby: (5); Aftermath of the hearing: Former Toronto lawyer: "The legal system ganged up on her like a pack of dogs after a deer."

STORY: "Brenda Waudby cleared of child abuse charges from 1997: Six years after her true daughter's killer is convicted, Ms. Waudby's charges relating to Jenna Mellor's death are cleared from her record," by reporter Todd Vandonk, published in My Kawartha on June 27, 2012.

GIST: "A former Toronto lawyer was first out of the courthouse and told media that this case has been a great disgrace to the justice system. “The legal system ganged up on her like a pack of dogs after a deer,” explained Burke Doran, who says he’s been following Ms Waudby’s case closely for a long time. “The legal system out here in Peterborough, not the present bunch but the prior bunch, were playing dirty pool and ganging up on a vulnerable person.”

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