Borderlines Podcast #41 – Judges Virtue Signalling Inside and Outside of Court, with Andrew Hayes

In R v. Kattenburg Justice Stratas of the Federal Court of Appeal cautioned judges against giving “virtue signalling and populism a go.” This prompted a largely philosophical discussion about the role of judges, a Toronto judge who wore a Make America Great Again hat in court, a Quebec judge who proclaimed herself a feminist before making statements about Quebec’s ban on religious attire, Ruth Bader Ginsburg criticizing President Trump, and defining what virtue signaling even is.  

Andrew Hayes is a US immigration lawyer who practices out of Vancouver.

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