Supreme Court upholds aboriginal man’s manslaughter conviction

The Supreme Court of Canada has ruled that the manslaughter conviction of an Ontario aboriginal man should not be overturned because of a lack of aboriginal jurors.

By a 5-2 margin, the high court found that a northern Ontario community made reasonable efforts to ensure the jury in a manslaughter case had adequate aboriginal representation.

Read more at:

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/supreme-court-rules-in-ontario-case-on-lack-of-aboriginals-on-juries/article24541580/

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