The Canadian Press

1999-02-26 | SCOC-Judge

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Don't expect a letter of reply. That was the essence of the reaction February 26th from the Supreme Court of Canada to an angry letter from an Alberta Court of Appeal judge over the ruling in a controversial sex assault case. Canadian Press reporter Terry Pedwell had this report.

Date: 1999-02-26
Placeline: Ottawa, ON, Canada
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 33 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << however the judge John McClung wrote a stinging letter to the national post after reading the comments of the High Court justice about his earlier ruling to acquit a man accused of sexually assaulting a seventeen year old woman in her reasons for overturning the acquittal Supreme Court of Canada justice clear larue debate criticize maclean's ruling saying it was based on female stereotypes as Supreme Court official says he can't recall a lower court judge ever publicly attacking a High Court justice for a ruling through the media and he says they're likely won't be a response Terry but well broadcast news auto up >>

Clip ID: 19990226CPCN001