Legal questions raised in recent acquital in sexual assault case

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Last week a judge acquitted a former groundskeeper at Saint Mary's University of sexually assaulting a student at the university. 35 year-old Matthew Percy is still facing three more charges of sexual assault. In last week's decision, Judge Bill Digby acknowledged that the woman involved believed that she had been sexually assaulted. But then ruled that "the Crown had failed to prove beyond a reasonable doubt that the woman did NOT consent". Our Legal Columnist Wayne MacKay reflects on that and other aspects of the case.

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