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Conversations on Calls to action 34-40 - Indigenous people in the justice system

Episode Summary

President Brad Regehr discusses Calls to Action 34 and 40 with Harold R. Johnson and Stacey Soldier. They speak on the problem of over-incarceration of Indigenous peoples and how the system failed them.

Episode Notes

President Brad Regehr discusses Calls to Action 34 and 40 with Harold R. Johnson and Stacey Soldier. They speak on the problem of over-incarceration of Indigenous peoples and how the system failed them.

Harold Johnson  is a lawyer with Master in Law from Harvard and 10 years as a Saskatchewan Crown prosecutor under his belt. He’s also a prolific author, writing both fiction and non-fiction.

Stacey Soldier, an associate with Cochrane Saxberg Barristers and Solicitors in Winnipeg, has worked as a criminal lawyer since being called to the bar in Manitoba in 2008. She was part of the intervenor legal team acting for the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs before the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls.

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