Author probes context of Boushie killing – Winnipeg Free Press

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Book suggests jury selection, dearth of Indigenous judges threaten legitimacy of legal system

January 21, 2019

Nearly a year after Saskatchewan farmer Gerald Stanley was acquitted of the shooting death of a Cree man, a book that chronicles the case aims to ensure it’s not forgotten, and its author hopes it will lead to change in the justice system.

Kent Roach, a University of Toronto law professor who has spent years working on jury-selection issues in Canada, is pushing for reform with Canadian Justice, Indigenous Injustice: The Gerald Stanley and Colten Boushie Case.

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