Criminal defendants, to name but one group, unquestionably deserve the strongest possible defence in the justice system. Whom does former “child soldier” and accused murderer/terrorist Omar Khadr have in his corner? As I see it, a perfect feminist barrister in the person of Brydie Bethell. Of Omar Khadr:

He’s 26. In some ways, is he still a child?

Well, I think all males are immature.

But all blacks aren’t lazy and all Jews aren’t cheap?

I would hate to be a male law clerk or any kind of subordinate in a hostile work environment like hers. (Asked to verify she made the statement and back it up, Bethell ignored my E-mail. Her law office is a loose conglomeration of associates with no apparent boss.)

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