Tag Archives: Coroner’s Jury

Jury-Roll Issue Stalls Native Deaths Inquest – Again

A Coroner’s Inquest that was to begin this fall has again been delayed because of a lack of Native representation on the jury roll in the district. The inquest was called to examine the deaths of seven young aboriginal students. Over an 11-year period, the teenagers died after leaving their reserves in northern Ontario to […]

Inquest Schedule: April–June

Paralegals interested in the field of Coroners’ inquiries could gain an understanding of the process by attending inquests scheduled for this spring and summer. The public sessions take place in several Ontario communities. (Delayed for Judicial Review) May 6 – Minty – Midhurst Douglas Minty, 59, died June 22, 2009, after an incident with Ontario […]

Inquests: Feb — June (updated Feb. 18)

Paralegals interested in the field of Coroners’ inquiries could gain an understanding of the process by attending inquests scheduled for this spring and summer. The public sessions take place in several Ontario communities. March 3 – Timmins – Nolet Michel Nolet, 26, died Aug. 26, 2010, while working on a construction project near Timmins. An […]

Legal Word of the Day: “Jury”

Jury — A group of 12 members of a community who work together to reach a unanimous verdict as to the guilt or innocence of an accused person, based on the evidence presented to them in court. Juries are ancient bodies; reference to them can be found in early civilizations such as Egypt, Greece and […]

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