Court specialized in sexual assault and domestic violence making headway

Court specialized in sexual assault and domestic violence making headway

A court specializing in sexual assault and domestic violence cases is inching forward, following the announcement by Quebec Minister of Justice Simon Jolin-Barrette of the creation of a working group that will lay the foundations of the specialized tribunal.

The Quebec government is following up on a voluminous report by a group of experts, tabled in December, that recommended the creation of a specialized court to help victims navigate the justice system.

Here is an abridged version of the report, and here is the complete report.

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