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Embattled Federal Court judge Robin Camp formally resigns 

Thursday, March 23, 2017 @ 8:00 PM | By Cristin Schmitz

Steps taken to fire Justice Robin Camp before he stepped down this month demonstrate that judges who display bias or sexism toward complainants in sexual assault trials risk losing their jobs.

On March 9 the embattled Federal Court judge formally resigned, around the same time as Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould surprised the House of Commons by seeking (unsuccessfully) unanimous consent from MPs for the government to proceed to remove him “as soon as practicable” in order to “ensure the integrity and public confidence in the justice...