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Free counselling available to jury members in Ontario

Monday, February 27, 2017 @ 2:16 PM | By Amanda Jerome

Ontario’s Ministry of the Attorney General has launched a free counselling service to assist jurors who have been through a difficult trial.

“The Ministry acknowledges that trials and coroner’s inquests can be challenging, and hopes that all jurors that require counselling support access this free service,” said the Ministry of the Attorney General in a statement to The Lawyer’s Daily.

The provincewide program is made available to jurors after they complete jury duty on a criminal trial, a civil trial, or coroner’s inquest and can be...