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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 […]

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 […]

Forensic, Coroner Changes Move Forward

When the Forensic Services and Coroner’s Complex opens this fall in Toronto’s west end, it will mark a visible change in an evolving area of provincial jurisprudence. The new complex is at Wilson Avenue and Keele Street, in the Downsview neighbourhood. It replaces the downtown location and supports the public inquiry findings of the 2008 […]

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