It was a battle of wits and wills, filled with startling accusations, blunt denials and heated exchanges. For seven days, defence lawyer John Rosen, a shrewd and tenacious courtroom performer, relentlessly attacked the icy, impenetrable woman in the witness stand, 25-year-old Karla Homolka.
When he lived in British Columbia, Peter Whitmore followed the rules. He didn't go anywhere near a pool or a playground. He didn't talk to children, online or otherwise. And he was back home (at his aunt's house in Chilliwack) every night by 10 o'clock.1