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  1. Jian Ghomeshi is found not guilty at on all charges at his sexual assault trial. Judge William Horkins says the three complainants were simply not credible given their shifting memories and evidence.
    Jian Ghomeshi is found not guilty at on all charges at his sexual assault trial. Judge William Horkins says the three complainants were simply not credible given their shifting memories and evidence.
  2. Justice William Horkins said he found it hard to believe the stories of Ghomeshi's three accusers due to their "shifting" memories and evidence.
  3. The verdict was closely followed online, as the judge took more than an hour to recount the reasons for his decision. Once the 'not guilty' verdict was rendered, reaction was swift, with many decrying the ruling.
  4. Actors and musicians weighed in
  5. Actress Sarah Dunsworth, who testified to corroborate accuser Lucy DeCoutere's testimony, also tweeted her support.
  6. Ontario NDP leader Andrea Horvath issued this statement moments before the verdict came in, echoing her national counterpart, Tom Mulcair:
  7. And here's what Ghomeshi's former employer had to say:
  8. Others believed the verdict was appropriate.
  9. Many online commentators felt that the women were being shamed for their behaviour after the alleged assaults:
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