The Canadian Press

2015-08-13 | CBA McLachlin

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The chief justice of the Supreme Court of Canada says judges should not be considered unaccountable because they are appointed by the government. Beverley McLachlin told a meeting of the Canadian Bar Association in Calgary that such an accusation is misplaced. (McLachlin says after years on the bench it would be unrealistic to assume justices will not draw from their personal experiences.)

Date: 2015-08-13
Placeline: CALGARY.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 20 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << yeah we sometimes hear that the Judiciary is unaccountable because judges are appointed and because they hold office during good behavior to the age of 75 I believe that this concern is misplaced judges are accountable to the public every day for the in the duty say carry out >>