Legal community mixed on whether SNC-Lavalin scandal warrants criminal probe

Many words have been tossed around to describe the allegations that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s office pressured former attorney general Jody Wilson-Raybould in the SNC-Lavalin affair: bombshell, shocking, explosive, inappropriate.

But one word could take this scandal from a House of Commons committee room to a courtroom: illegal.

Not illegal to pervert the course of justice to get your political friends off the hook? It must be 2015 all over again!

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