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He said, she said

Thursday, April 07, 2016 @ 8:00 PM | By Steven Benmor

The Jian Ghomeshi sexual assault trial has made headlines. Media attention has focused on the rights of the accused versus the rights of the victim. A very similar contest plays out every day in family courts all over Canada. Victims allege that their spouses committed acts such as sexual assault, assault with a weapon and uttering a death threat. Most of those accused of such acts vehemently deny the accusation. Unlike the Ghomeshi trial where the outcome is black and white — guilty or not guilty...