Reasonable Doubt: Unreasonable delay applications – a free ride or a social injustice?

Some people may think that accused persons are getting a free “get out of jail card” for having their case thrown out simply because it may have taken too long for a trial but there are extremely important reasons why this charter right should be protected. Justice is not truly served when an accused person’s day in court takes years to materialize.

http://www.straight.com/article-578771/vancouver/reasonable-doubt-unreasonable-delay-applications-free-ride-or-social-injustice