Sean King

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Wednesday, August 20, 2008

"The Process is the Punishment"

David Warren argues that the recent discretion exercised by Canada's "human rights courts" (an Orwellian name indeed) should not get them off the hook for prior abuses:

It should be mentioned that none of the defendants got off easily. Each was compelled to spend large amounts of money and time in the extremely aggravating process of dealing with large, faceless bureaucracies, staffed with their political enemies, functioning free of traditional legal restraints. By dismissing each case, after long drawn-out proceedings, the kangaroo courts were able to run up their chosen victims' costs, while finally denying them the possibility of an appeal against judgment to a legitimate court of law, in which they might conceivably have recovered their expenses. "The process is the punishment."

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