Military justice

Canada’s military summary trials are frozen in time: Drapeau, Juneau

Military summary trials are ancient, outdated, and unfair—and they are insulated from judicial scrutiny.

Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan. Recently, the Department of National Defence’s plans and priorities report highlighted major recruiting and retention issues with the Canadian Forces Reserves, who are running at 19 per cent below authorized strength. Perhaps this isn’t surprising. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

PUBLISHED : Monday, Feb. 15, 2016 12:00 AM

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