Sarah Hansen quoted in The Lawyer’s Daily article on BC Supreme Court ruling

January 17, 2019 | Sarah D. Hansen | Vancouver

The Lawyer's Daily, "Court must balance rules of evidence while recognizing Indigenous traditions, B.C. judge rules"

In a ruling being characterized as a first in Canada, a B.C. Supreme Court judge has ruled an Indigenous elder can present evidence as part of a panel during depositions in a land claims case, which the First Nation’s counsel is describing as “righting a historical wrong” and providing a method for evidence to be as reliable and meaningful as possible.