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Wednesday 8th
10.30 - 11.45
Corporate & Commercial

Speakers

Mr Justice Colin Makail
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John Almeida -Panel Chair
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Desiree Artesi
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A8 : Taking the courthouse to the people: will travelling courts bring access to justice?

Since before Magna Carta, itinerant courts have been used to preserve public order and spread legal norms. British colonies with far-flung populations have used this approach to bring a justice system to remote communities. In the Canadian Arctic fly-in courts service a mostly-Inuit population of about 40,000 spread across almost 2 million sq. km. But do they provide access to justice? One writer compares these circuit courts to a wheelbarrow being pulled across a field of craggy ice. A former prosecutor says they destroy lives, ignore local culture, and engender inter-ethnic conflict. Would remote communities be better served by a locally-based Justice of the Peace? This session will examine experiences in Commonwealth jurisdictions and look for solutions that truly serve their local populations.

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