Picture this situation, you go out and have a couple of glasses of wine. On your way home, you are stopped by the police in a routine RIDE program check.
Co-Authored by Jay Chauhan and Jai Ruparelia, published in the Immigrant Newsline newspaper.
According to the 2006 Census data, approximately 44% of Torontonians are born in a foreign country. Newcomers to Canada bring with them certain traditions and cultural elements of their homeland. The unique cultural makeup of Canadian society is enhanced by customs brought by immigrants.
Within the legal world, cultural bias may exist explicitly or even concealed behind an adjudicator’s decision. The importance of recognizing its existence by those whose legal rights are at stake or by the general observer is fundamental to the integrity of the justice system.
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