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Indigenous Women and Sexual Assault in Canada

Alternate Title
Sexual Assault in Canada: Law, Legal Practice and Women's Activism
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Author/Creator
Tracey Lindberg
Priscilla Campeau
Maria Campbell
Description
Examines four prominent cases involving sexual violence perpetrated against Indigenous women and girls by white men to demonstrate how the Canadian legal system has failed both to protect Indigenous women and to properly punish those responsible. The four cases are: R v Edmondson, R v Jordan, R v Ramsay, and R v Ramsay. Chapter from Sexual Assault in Canada: Law, Legal Practice and Women's Activism edited by Elizabeth A. Sheehy.
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Lawful Subversion of the Criminal Justice Process? Judicial, Prosecutorial, and Police Discretion in Edmondson, Kindrat, and Brown

Alternate Title
Sexual Assault in Canada: Law, Legal Practice and Women's Activism
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Author/Creator
Lucinda Vandervort
Description
Examines the case in which three non-Aboriginal men were accused of sexually assaulting a twelve-year-old Aboriginal girl. Chapter from Sexual Assault in Canada: Law, Legal Practice and Women's Activism edited by Elizabeth A. Sheehy.
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