Marie Henein

Marie Henein, former Ghomeshi laywer, says #MeToo is a ‘necessary social awakening’

In an address at the University of Toronto, the polarizing criminal defence lawyer gave her thoughts on the pressures placed on working women

Marie Henein defends herself

Why Jian Ghomeshi’s lawyer, Marie Henein, has turned her attention to Peter Mansbridge and the court of public opinion

What Jian Ghomeshi did

How a trial that was supposed to flip the script on sexual violence only made things worse

What really went wrong in Jian Ghomeshi’s trial

A chorus of voices claims the Ghomeshi trial exposes the flaws in courts’ handling of sexual assault. But ‘the system’ isn’t the only party that bungled it.

Ghomeshi Day 8: The defence’s dramatic, deft close

Final arguments in the Jian Ghomeshi trial made it clear: Ghomeshi wasn’t the only one on trial. So was the Canadian judicial system.

The Ghomeshi trial’s one taboo: Marie Henein’s shoes

The visual branding of the defence team is key to the trial. What Marie Henein’s footwear tells us about gender, power and the optics of taking control

Day 6: The long finale

Jian Ghomeshi’s sexual assault trial is slowly winding down—audibly, visibly, almost psychically

Ghomeshi Day 4: The ‘real conversation’ behind a shocking reveal

In which Jian Ghomeshi’s defence travels back to the future and drops snippets from lovesick emails

Everything you need to know about the Jian Ghomeshi trial

A cheat sheet for the most-anticipated Canadian trials of the year, with an insider look at what lawyers are saying and predicting for the case