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Episode 44: Implementing the TRC Calls to Action in the Courtroom

Indigenous Peoples – Jan 18, 2022

Megan Vis-Dunbar, a Liaison Lawyer and the Manager of Local Libraries at Courthouse Libraries BC, is interviewing Jennifer Cox, Commission Counsel for the Mass Casualty Commission. Together, they discuss concrete ways in which courts and tribunals can build authentic relationships with Indigenous communities in order to develop a better understanding of their realities, generate mutual trust and deliver better justice.

Episode 40: The Application of Gladue Principles beyond the Criminal Law Context

Indigenous Peoples –

Megan Vis-Dunbar, a Liaison Lawyer and the Manager of Local Libraries at Courthouse Libraries BC, is interviewing the Honourable Justice Michelle O’Bonsawin of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice on the themes of Gladue principles in a mental health context, child protection, and more.

Episode 27: Institutions and A2J: From Barriers to Open Doors

Administrative Law, Human Rights, Indigenous Peoples –

In this episode, Senior Legal Counsel Athanasios Hadjis welcomes Professor Patricia M. Barkaskas, who presents some conclusions of CIAJ’s 2021 National Roundtable on Administrative Law entitled “All the Voices We Don’t Hear.”

Episode 24: The Intersection of Policing, The Criminal Justice System and Cultural Diversity: How to Ensure a Representative Jury | Part 2

Diversity, Indigenous Peoples –

In this episode, renowned Quebec criminal lawyer Pierre Poupart introduces the Honourable Justice Carol J. Ross of the Supreme Court of British Columbia to discuss the existing methods and best practices for ensuring a representative jury.

Episode 22: The Intersection of Policing, The Criminal Justice System and Cultural Diversity: How to Ensure a Representative Jury

Diversity, Indigenous Peoples –

In this episode, renowned Quebec criminal lawyer Pierre Poupart introduces the Honourable Justice Michael H. Tulloch of the Ontario Court of Appeal to discuss the existing methods and best practices for ensuring a representative jury.

Episode 21: Remodeling Canadian Legal Traditions, Part 2: The Anishinaabe Perspective

Indigenous Peoples –

In this episode, the Honourable P. Colleen Suche, a judge of the Court of Queen’s Bench of Manitoba, and University of Ottawa Faculty of Common law Professor Aimée Craft will be exploring Canadian legal traditions from the Anishinaabe perspective.

Episode 20: Remodeling Canadian Legal Traditions

Indigenous Peoples –

In this episode, the Honourable P. Colleen Suche, a judge of the Court of Queen’s Bench of Manitoba, and Professor Jeffery Hewitt, who is now teaching at the Osgoode Hall Law School at York University, will be exploring Canadian legal traditions.

Episode 14: Cultural Diversity and Bias in Risk Assessment

Indigenous Peoples –

In this episode, we will be exploring whether the current risk assessment tools are appropriate in assessing offenders from minority cultures and ethnicities.