Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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TORONTO. x-12s. Ontario's attorney general says the chief justice of the provincial courts is examining what other steps could be taken on sexual assault education for judges. Two private members' bills seeking to tackle the issue were introduced back to back last week. Attorney General Yasir Naqvi, who is also the government house leader, won't say whether the government will be backing either bill, but he says it's a thorny issue.

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TAG: Progressive Conservative Laurie Scott, who introduced one of the bills, says she was inspired by similar federal legislation and recent judicial examples such as one who asked a complainant in a trial why she couldn't keep her knees together. …

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