Trudeau government appoints former Omar Khadr lawyer as federal judge
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Liberal government has appointed one of Omar Khadr's former lawyers as a justice in federal court. The appointment of Toronto-based lawyer John Norris was announced by Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould Monday. The lawyer has taken on several other high-profile criminal cases involving murder, suspected terrorism and sexual assault. According to his website, he has appeared in the Supreme Court of Canada about 20 times.