Legal Think-Tank Doing ‘Deep Dive’ Into Gerald Stanley Trial

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A little over a month since Gerald Stanley was acquitted in the shooting death of Colten Boushie, a group of prominent academic lawyers are promising a deep dive into the Saskatchewan trial.

Stanley is the Biggar-area farmer who was charged with second-degree murder after Boushie, 22, was shot on his rural farmyard in August 2016.

"I think all of us, when the decision came out, really paused if not stopped in our tracks," said Signa Daum Shanks, a law professor and lawyer who teaches at Osgoode Hall Law School in Toronto.


Article is written by Charles Hamilton with commentary by Prof. Signa Daum Shanks and mentioning of Project Fact(A).