LILLEY: Murderers getting new trials because Trudeau meddled

Article Link: https://ottawasun.com/opinion/columnists/lilley-murderers-getting-new-trials-because-trudeau-meddled/wcm/492fe0ba-6a21-4c3c-b372-1e8440fba166

Discussion posted by: Rebeater

A convicted killer has had his verdict overturned and a new trial ordered on what amounts to a technicality in how a new law was interpreted by the trial judge. The scary part is, this isn’t the only case that this ruling may overturn — there are dozens of cases that could see legitimate verdicts thrown out. And it’s all because the Trudeau government decided to mess with centuries of legal practice. The long-time lawyer said there was no need for the government to change the law on jury selection but they did so after reading too much outrage online. “This is a government that conducts itself catering to Twitter,” Goldkind said.