Wendy Hovdestad specializes in research on domestic violence. She received her PhD in Psychology from Carleton University, where she collaborated on sexual assault research with Edward Renner.

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False assumptions about sexual assault

The criminal justice system’s response to sexual assault is in the spotlight again. There was Judge Robin Camp’s resignation, and an excellent investigative journalism into the number of sexual assault cases categorized as unfounded by …

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Time to rethink sexual assault trials

On Thursday, July 20, Appeal Court Judge Michael Dambrot ordered a new trial for Mustafa Ururyar, who Judge (retired) Marvin Zuker had found guilty of sexual assault of Mandi Gray (she has waived the traditional …

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