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Why we need an Anti-#MeToo movement | Laurelly Dale

Tuesday, March 13, 2018 @ 8:54 AM | By Laurelly Dale

An interview with criminal defence counsel and feminist Angela Chaisson was published in The Lawyer’s Daily on March 1. In it, she calls for the legal profession to have its own #MeToo movement. Changing behaviour and process is difficult. I commend the #MeToo movement for cultivating a culture of intolerance; however, it has deprived those accused of a fair process and presumption of innocence. Important safeguards are being washed away at its expense.

An urgent Anti-#MeToo movement is required. Legal professionals should use their unique voice...