Friday, September 23, 2011 | Categories: Episodes
Part Two of The Current
Camera's in the Court Room - Judge Harvey Brownstone
You may already know Judge Judy ... the opinionated, no-nonsense American Judge who hands down justice on television. Well now, for the first time, a sitting Canadian judge has also taken to the television airwaves.
It is an unusual move for a sitting judge in Canada to launch a TV show meant to educate people about how the judicial system works. Judge Harvey Brownstone is a family court judge in Toronto, as well as the host of the new program Family Matters. It is airing on two stations -- CHCH across the country and in British Columbia -- with an audience they expect to be in the tens of thousands. Judge Brownstone joined us in Toronto.
Camera's in the Court Room - Ed Ratushny
Judge Brownstone is heading into uncharted waters for a Canadian judge. And Ed Ratushny thinks he's going to face some challenges along the way. Ed Ratushny is a professor of law at the University of Ottawa.
Other segments from today's show: