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Chief justice favours Nunavut court workers’ ‘invaluable’ cultural knowledge over southern Gladue writers

Nunavut’s chief justice has passed judgment on the ability of territorial justice staff and court workers to address Gladue factors and he feels they’d do a better job than southern-based specialists. Gladue factors are those used in weighing appropriate sentences for Indigenous offenders. They take into consideration socio-economic and historical obstacles and traumas that Indigenous […]