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Call for judicial education driven by political correctness | Julius Melnitzer

Friday, April 21, 2017 @ 10:49 AM | By Julius Melnitzer

The resignation of Robin Camp, the famously “knees together” judge, from the Federal Court bench in March after the Canadian Judicial Council recommended his removal, is as it should be. But the call for judicial education that has produced private members’ bills from interim Conservative Leader Rona Ambrose and Liberal MPP Cristina Martins threatens to prioritize political correctness over the rule of law.

The proposed legislation, recommended for “all-party” support by the Toronto Star, would give federal and provincial judges comprehensive training in the law of...