The Canadian Press

2015-08-13 | CBA McLachlin

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Supreme Court of Canada Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin says she is satisfied there is enough accountability to ensure judges deal with cases in a fair and impartial manner. McLachlin told a meeting that that suggestions that because judges are appointed by government they are unaccountable is simply not true. (McLachlin says it's unrealistic to assume judges will not draw from their personal experiences when making decisions.)

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

Transcript Prediction: << public accountability the responsibility to act at to answer for once conduct is brought about in three important ways open courts reason decision-making an appellate review open courts Justice must be open and transparent it must not only be done but be seen to be done >>