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Clayton Ruby and Annamaria Enenajor write about court delays in Canadian Lawyer

Clayton Ruby & Annamaria Enenajor write in Canadian Lawyer that a recent report by the Standing Senate Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs fails to address the true causes of court delays, despite its laudatory goal of addressing the unacceptable length of time to prosecute a person accused of a crime.

Deflecting the consequences of Charter violations removes the impetus for reform. The state must focus on eradicating Charter violations rather than making the consequences of such violations more palatable to the public.