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Kirk Makin

Kirk Makin
Justice reporter

Born in Montreal, Aug. 3, 1954. BA (Journalism) Ryerson, 1979. Previously covered environment beat, Queen's Park. Toronto courts bureau from 1981-85. Justice beat from 1985 - present. Other places of residence: Miri and Kuching, Malaysia; Prince Rupert, B.C.

Latest articles
Supreme Ontario appeals Justice Marc Rosenberg never sat on top court
Ontario judge Marc Rosenberg won high praise for knowledge, demeanour
The Globe and Mail
Opinion
Why does Pakistan sentence 14-year-olds to death? JAMES LOCKYER and Kirk Makin
AFP/Getty Images
Opinion
A meddling Supreme Court is a dangerous myth Kirk Makin
OBITUARY
Judge Joan Lax made her mark in male-dominated world
HANDOUT
Obituary
Legal scholar Michael Mandel stoked the fires of debate
the Globe and Mail
Why campuses are too often the scene of sex crimes
ILLUSTRATION BY THE GLOBE AND MAIL
How Canada's sex-assault laws violate rape victims
Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin’s outtakes
The Globe and Mail
Meet Beverley McLachlin, Canada’s longest-serving chief justice
The Globe and Mail
Court overturns manslaughter conviction over lack of aboriginal jurors
PHOTODISC
Challengers of prostitution law bring sobering facts and a focus on choice
FOR THE GLOBE AND MAIL
Crown punts sex-for-hire issue to politicians in landmark court battle
new
Prostitution appeal finally gets its day in court
Ontario wins important victory in $50-billion lawsuit against tobacco firms
REUTERS
Morgentaler’s legacy extends well beyond his Supreme Court triumph
CP
Judges may ‘cut and paste’ when writing their judgments: Supreme Court
FOR THE GLOBE AND MAIL
Lack of interpreters in Ontario courts becoming intolerable, judge says
Getty Images/iStockphoto
Supreme Court
Retiring Supreme Court justice scolds junior colleague
For The Globe and Mail
Supreme Court upholds acquittal of mother who left newborn in Walmart toilet
FOR THE GLOBE AND MAIL