Tag: Trials

I just read this article which suggests ways courts could “better handle sexual assault cases,” and with apologies to Elliotte Friedman, here are my 17 thoughts. Criminal law deals with society’s denunciation of individual conduct. Crimes are against the State not just …

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This past weekend Supreme Court Chief Justice Beverly McLachlin commented on the need to get “trials heard more quickly” while observing that this was a “constant struggle” because criminal justice is a “complex and difficult business”. Undoubtedly the criminal justice …

Trials: Don’t Forget Fairness Read More »

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