The Honourable Justice Mahmud Jamal was sworn-in today as a judge of the Supreme Court of Canada before the Chief Justice of Canada, the Rt. Hon. Richard Wagner.
True access to justice depends on having a judiciary that brings diverse experiences and perspectives. Justice Jamal is a universally respected jurist who has served the public with intelligence, humility and kindness, and his appointment is a critical step towards a Canadian judiciary that reflects those it serves.
ICYMI hear OBA President Charlene Theodore’s conversation with Chris Hall on CBC Radio One discussing the importance of this historic appointment and our commitment to continued advocacy for an Indigenous nominee to the highest court.