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A judge stopped the Kenora Crown attorney’s office from prosecuting a case, after the defendant's defence lawyer took a job as a Crown days before his trial was set to start. Do you agree with this decision?

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  A judge stopped the Kenora Crown attorney’s office from prosecuting a case, after the defendant's defence lawyer took a job as a Crown days before his trial was set to start. Do you agree with this decision?

Yes, I agree with this judge’s decision and think it is prudent.
Votes: 38
70.4%  
No, I do not agree with this decision, and think the judge is being overly cautious.
Votes: 16
29.6%  

Number of Voters   54
Start Voting   2017-02-13 00:00:00
End Voting   2017-03-13 00:00:00

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