“Inspiring” Decision by Justice Shaun Nakatsuru in R. v. Armitage

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A recent decision written by Justice Shaun Nakatsuru of the Ontario Court of Justice is being lauded for its plain language and “inspiring” approach.  Justice Nakatsuru addressed his judgment directly to the 29-year-old repeat offender, Jesse Armitage, who is of Aboriginal heritage.  He highlighted the importance of writing judicial decisions in a less legalistic manner so that the individual» Read More

JCCA Bulletin Interview with Judge Maryka Omatsu

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Judge Omatsu was interviewed by the Vancouver JCCA Bulletin about her involvement in the Japanese Canadian Redress in 1988, her resulting book Bittersweet Passage: Redress and the Japanese Canadian Experience, her career as a judge, and her latest achievement, the Order of Ontario. To read the interview and view archival photos of Judge Omatsu, please visit this» Read More