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You have been very helpful; I was aware about the law stating the burdon is upon the male to find out the age of girl, however, I was very concerned that a man would have to wear the "scarlet letter" forever even though he never touched the girl and, from my son's understanding, there has been communication between the girl and the solicitor stating my son did not do anything. We are trying to get the charges dropped, so even though lie detector tests are not admissable in court, would it be something we could try to prove my son's innosence? One of the solicitors approached me and stated that they were aware that my son was not the culprit(?) (another young man was accused along with my son), however, they would approach my son and ask him to give information to "get" the other young man. My son was riding with the other young man who was supposed to be taking my son to his place of employment to see if my son could get hired. It seems that the other young knew the girls, and the girls were stating he was the one who committed the offense. After that young man was arrested, he gave the officers my son's name as being with him. Also, this entire time my son has been incarcerated in the detention center (two months) there are no charges; it's as though he's just being held. So, if a lie detector test will help, can my son request that his lawyer get him this?
Your answer has given me such hope to help my son. Why doesn't my son's lawyer think this way? My son has already told him he never did anything in anyway. I'm glad you've been here to help; I'm beginning to see a light at the end of this tunnel.
Thank you so much, I will wait for your response.
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