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Questions loom at Camp probe about man and picking process

Thursday, September 22, 2016 @ 8:00 PM | By Cristin Schmitz

The public opprobrium directed at Federal Court Justice Robin Camp spotlights long-standing problems with judicial appointments and education that are undermining confidence in the justice system, court watchers say.

Clearly the “insensitive and inappropriate” comments the 64-year-old former Alberta provincial court judge admits he directed at the complainant and the rape shield law in the trial leading to Alexander Wagar’s sexual assault acquittal two years ago have exacerbated perennial complaints about the treatment of sexual assault complainants that came to the fore again during the recent...