Supreme Court of Canada decision on Peremptory Challenges

July 13, 2021

Aboriginal Legal Services appeared at the Supreme Court to support the elimination of peremptory challenges which have been used to keep Indigenous people off juries. 

Read the court decision here.

Read the Aboriginal Legal Services factum here.

If you would like to watch the hearing you can do so at the following link. Aboriginal Legal Services submissions start at 1.16.55.

Video: https://www.scc-csc.ca/case-dossier/info/webcastview-webdiffusionvue-eng.aspx?cas=39062&id=2020/2020-10-07--39062-38861&date=2020-10-07