Our duty to jurors

The Globe and Mail shines a spotlight on jury duty in Canada

By Claire Ward

On Thursday June 11th, 2009

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A must-read article in yesterday’s Globe and Mail goes in depth on the topic of jury duty in Canada, likely in response to recent reports of judges hiking jurors’ pitiful salaries out of sympathy. The article breaks down what juries get paid, province by province, and outlines major flaws in the system. Importantly, the piece makes a logical case for how to change the status quo.