Bad Medicine: A Judge's Struggle for Justice in a First Nations Community

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Early in his career, Judge John Reilly did everything by the book. His jurisdiction included a First Nations community plagued by suicide, addiction, poverty, violence and corruption. He steadily handed out prison sentences with little regard for long-term consequences and even less knowledge as to why crime was so rampant on the reserve in the first place. In an unprecedented move that pitted him against his superiors, the legal system he was part of, and one of Canada's best-known Indian chiefs, the Reverend Dr. Chief ...

Bad Medicine: A Judge's Struggle for Justice in a First Nations Community 2010, Rocky Mountain Books Incorporated

ISBN-13: 9781926855035

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