One law for Justin’s friends, another for the rest of us #snclavalin

GOLDSTEIN: One law for SNC-Lavalin, another for the rest of us

Deferred prosecution agreements (DPAs), which lie at the heart of the political scandal engulfing the Trudeau government, are a classic example of the fact there’s one law for the rich and politically connected, another for everyone else.

DPAs were the mechanism by which powerful Wall St. banks and their executives escaped criminal prosecution and jail time for their fraudulent activities in the subprime mortgage scandal that led to the 2008-2009 global recession.

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