‘REVERSE DISCLOSURE’ IN SEXUAL ASSAULT TRIALS –
This is nothing more than creating a procedural step of another pre-trial hearing, which is unnecessary as every trial Judge already assesses the admissibility of such evidence in the trial. It will likely lead to delay. It will take years to go through the appeals process. Just sayin’.
Defence lawyers repeatedly told the committee that Bill C-51 effectively removes their ability to expose inconsistencies in a complainant’s evidence
Source: Sexual assault bill gets few changes from MPs, despite lawyers’ concerns over ‘reverse disclosure’