The New Sexual Assault Training Law is a Meaningless Political Gesture
Sexual Assault Law, Judicial Training, Judicial Failures, Canada
Persistent gaps in judges’ knowledge about Canada’s sexual assault law have provoked a crisis of public confidence in the criminal justice system’s handling of sexual assault allegations. Unfortunately, the federal government’s solution, the recently passed Bill C-3, is not remotely capable of delivering its promises to sexual assault survivors.
Elizabeth Sheehy & Elaine Craig, "The New Sexual Assault Training Law is a Meaningless Political Gesture", Opinion Editorial, The Globe and Mail (11 May 2021), online: < www.theglobeandmail.com > [perma.cc/3MFC-ETHF].