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Barbara Kay: Canada's new sexual assault law is a 'catastrophic attack' on the rights of the accused

Depending on one’s view of the criminal justice system — classic vs. postmodern — there were two general takeaways from the Jian Ghomeshi trials.

Colour me classic. 853 more words

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Christie Blatchford: What if they modernize the sexual assault laws and nobody cares?

As someone very much smarter than me said recently, the federal government’s purported modernization of Canada’s sexual assault laws may make lucky white women feel better, but it appears to accomplish little else – and it certainly does nothing for the unlucky among us. 895 more words

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"Uhh, I don't know" was all I could say at the time. Today, I know better.

“[…] And these notions of masculinity that you have a right to a woman’s body…that women are of less value and that you have a privilege, that’s almost a birthright.” 788 more words

Conservative bill on sex-assault training for would-be judges to get Liberals’ support

OTTAWA — The Liberal government says it will support a proposed Conservative bill that would require anyone hoping to be considered for the bench to undergo comprehensive training in sexual assault law. 687 more words

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Let's Take a Moment to Revel in the Downfall of Bill O'Reilly

Yesterday, Fox News finally, finally forced its star anchor, Bill O’Reilly, off the network, just 13 years after he settled his first sexual harassment suit, with… 1,030 more words

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Christie Blatchford: Let's not hide the truth about Ghomeshi's accusers

In the past couple of weeks, two of Jian Ghomeshi’s former accusers have been interviewed by what’s now called the mainstream media.

In one instance, Lucy DeCoutere was quoted as part of a Toronto Star story on how the landscape has and hasn’t changed since the Ghomeshi trial. 843 more words

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'Just too soon': Jian Ghomeshi accuser speaks out after news of podcast

One of three complainants in the Jian Ghomeshi trial is speaking out after news broke that the disgraced former CBC radio host had launched a new podcast, saying it took her by surprise and that she “wasn’t prepared to hear this.” 764 more words

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