Hearsay – Episode January 25, 2023

Program: Hearsay

Length: 29 minutes

Jury Duty - Part II: A deeper dig (Part 2)

This is Part 2 of hosts Amanda Cha and Emily Zheng's interview with Justice David Gates and Jennifer Ruttan where they explore jury duty in Alberta and Canada.

Justice Gates is a Deputy Judge in Yukon and Northwest Territories. He was also appointed to the Alberta Court of Queen's Bench in 2011 and retired earlier in 2022. He has presided over numerous jury trials in Alberta, NWT and Yukon as a judge.

Jennifer is a partner at Ruttan Bates barristers and solicitors. Her practice is dedicated primarily to criminal defence work. She has extensive experience in all levels of court including the Supreme Court of Canada, administrative tribunals, judicial dispute resolution, and mediation.