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Justice Robin Camp is now facing discipline from the Canadian Judicial Council for sexist remarks he made during a sexual assault trial in Alberta. But this high-profile case also raises a much broader issue: How should our outdated judicial discipline system be realigned to fit contemporary values and expectations? We should start by recognizing that […]


David Butt
David Butt
David Butt is a Toronto-based criminal lawyer. This article was first published in the Globe and Mail and is reprinted with the permission of the author.

The Appointment of Justice Rowe

On October 17, 2016 Prime Minister Trudeau nominated Justice Malcolm Rowe for appointment to the Supreme Court of Canada. Justice Rowe was a trial judge in Newfoundland and Labrador for two years before being appointed to the Court of Appeal of Newfoundland and Labrador in 2001. The first section of this article describes the recent […]


Drew Yewchuk
Drew Yewchuk is a research assistant and articling student at the Public Interest Legal Clinic at the University of Calgary.

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