Beware of post-Ghomeshi kangaroo courts

Following the failure of Crown prosecutors in Toronto to win a guilty verdict against former CBC Radio star Jian Ghomeshi last March, there have been increasing calls for special courts just to deal with allegations of sexual assault.

Clodagh O’Connell, a prosecutor in Tofino, B.C., claims specialized sex assault courts may be needed in order to “restore public confidence in the judicial system.”

Actually, it’s probably only O’Connell and those calling for a specialized sex assault court who have had their confidence rattled.

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