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Aboriginal man accused of murder loses court action to allow criminals on Alberta juries

 


Jeremy Newborn’s mother looked at the potential jurors in her son’s murder trial and something jumped out to her.

None of them appeared to be Aboriginal like her son.

The second-degree murder trial grinded to a halt, just days before beginning in October 2014.

Newborn’s lawyer wanted to challenge Alberta’s jury selection process.

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http://aptn.ca/news/2016/01/11/aboriginal-man-accused-of-murder-loses-court-action-to-allow-criminals-on-alberta-juries/


 

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