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Globe and Mail employee Kirk Makin is photographed for logo shoot in studio at 444 Front Street West in Toronto, Ont. March 10/2010. (Kevin Van Paassen/Kevin Van Paassen/The Globe and Mail)
Globe and Mail employee Kirk Makin is photographed for logo shoot in studio at 444 Front Street West in Toronto, Ont. March 10/2010. (Kevin Van Paassen/Kevin Van Paassen/The Globe and Mail)

Kirk Makin

Justice reporter

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How Canada's sex-assault laws violate rape victims

This year marks the 30th anniversary of a major change to sexual-assault laws – aimed at empowering victims and broadening the very definition of sex crime. But more attacks are going unreported than ever, and sentencing is radically softer

Oct 05, 2013

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kmakin@globeandmail.com

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.

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