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Flaming Misogyny or Blindly Zealous Enforcement? The Bizarre Case ofR v George by Lucinda Vandervort

Another must read for Robsoncrim followers is Professor Lucinda Vandervort’s engaging discussion of the R v George case in the context of errors that constitute judicial misconduct. George concerned the trial of a 35-year-old woman accused of sexually assaulting a 14-year-old boy. This fascinating case went to the Supreme Court of Canada in 2017 where Ms. George was finally acquitted after a frightening journey through the criminal justice system. Vandervort delves into the judicial reasons of the trial decision to interrogate themes of misogyny and entrenched attitudes towards sexual violence.

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