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Jury Trials: Justice Inquiry

jury trials: He said at this point in time, the team he has assembled is looking at the results of the 1991 Aboriginal Justice Inquiry of Manitoba, according to Rabble. The Aboriginal Justice Inquiry was called in response to two cases the killing of Helen Betty Osborne in 1971 and the killing of Island Lake Tribal Council executive director J.J. Harper in 1988. Maybe moving jury trials into the communities is our answer, as they do in Nunavut, as they do in the Northwest Territories. Peremptory challenges were used in the Osborne case, eliminating six Indigenous people from the jury panel. The inquiry recommended getting rid of peremptory challenges. ( As reported in the news.