Tag: Ghomeshi

From Ghomeshi to Ururyar: Sexual assault as seen through two criminal cases

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Legal Director, Pamela Cross, delivered this speech at the Sexual Assault Awareness Training, “Be Part of the Solution”, in Fort Frances, Ontario, on October 7, 2016. The past year has allowed those of us who pay attention to sexual assault

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Luke’s Place Legal Director on Ghomeshi and the Peace Bond

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Pamela Cross, Luke’s Place Legal Director, has spoken with a number of different media outlets: Metro Morning – Statement about Ghomeshi Toronto Star – What is a peace bond and how do they work? Toronto Star – Jian Ghomeshi’s legal

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Can the Ghomeshi trial lead to change?

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Thursday’s verdict of not guilty on all charges in the the trial of Jian Ghomeshi was no surprise to anyone. But in reaching acquittal, Justice William Horkins waded further into the controversies outside the courtroom than strictly necessary for his

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Luke’s Place Legal Director on the Ghomeshi Case

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Luke’s Place Legal Director, Pamela Cross, speaks with CBC Radio on the Ghomeshi case. The judge’s not-guilty verdict on the sexual assault trial was released today. Pamela’s radio schedule: Iqaluit – 6:20AM Windsor – 6:40AM – Windsor Morning Ontario –

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Sexual assault trials: The witness’ perspective

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The Ghomeshi sexual assault trial raises many questions about the rights of witnesses and the accused. Our Legal Director, Pamela Cross, provides insight. On defence tactics: In no other category of trial are discriminatory assumptions about how a witness ought

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