Ghomeshi trial

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Jian Ghomeshi Apologizes to Former Colleague in Court, Walks Out a Free Man

Ghomeshi apologized to former CBC colleague Kathryn Borel and signed a peace bond agreeing to stay away from her.
Manisha Krishnan
5.11.16
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I’m Not ‘Credible’ but It Doesn’t Mean I Wasn’t Raped

Why I didn't behave like I was expected to or report my assault to police.
Sarah Ratchford
3.28.16
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Few Surprised by Jian Ghomeshi’s Acquittal, But Many Outraged

The judge said the inconsistencies in testimony undermined the complainants' credibility.
Manisha Krishnan
3.24.16
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Jian Ghomeshi Acquitted in Sexual Assault Trial

Former CBC host Jian Ghomeshi has been acquitted of four counts of sexual assault and one count of overcome resistance by choking.
Manisha Krishnan
3.24.16
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How the System Can Better Respond To Sexual Assault Trials

The Ghomeshi trial made women feel like it was the complainants—and not Ghomeshi—who were charged with crimes. If the system isn't here for survivors of sexual assault, what can be done to fix it?
Sarah Ratchford
2.19.16
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Jian Ghomeshi’s Legal Team Closes Case By Arguing Complainants are Liars

Lawyer Marie Henein basically said the complainants played the victim card to justify lying.
Manisha Krishnan
2.11.16
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We Asked Lawyers if the Prosecution in the Ghomeshi Trial is Performing as Badly as It Seems

One lawyer suggested that the Crown's case is going so poorly it would have been dropped if the accused wasn't a celebrity.
Manisha Krishnan
2.9.16
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Ghomeshi’s Lawyer Picks Apart Another Witness but It Might Not Be as Damaging as It Looks

Jian Ghomeshi's lawyer is focused on the witnesses' behaviour after the alleged assaults, but that doesn't mean the judge is.
Hilary Beaumont
2.8.16
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Toronto Media Fights for Ghomeshi Complainant’s Bikini Photo, Shows Why Everyone Hates the Media

What public good would be served by making that photo public?
Manisha Krishnan
2.5.16
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Lucy DeCoutere’s Testimony Paints Jian Ghomeshi as a Violent Egomaniac

The Trailer Park Boys actress says the former CBC host choked her and slapped her in one of their first meetings.
Manisha Krishnan
2.4.16
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What Day Two of the Ghomeshi Trial Tells Us About Victim Blaming, Credibility, and Traumatic Memories

We spoke to experts about Tuesday's cross-examination and what it means.
Manisha Krishnan
2.2.16
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Ghomeshi Trial Has First Big Twist as Witness' 3 AM Email to the Accused Revealed

Jian Ghomeshi's lawyer didn't hold back on the witness who has accused the former CBC host of a vicious sex assault.
Manisha Krishnan
2.2.16