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A Law Times story this week reports that Superior Court of Justice judges will have to apply to a Law Society of Upper Canada tribunal to appear as counsel in court. Do you agree with this decision?
Yes, I agree with this decision. It will enhance fairness and impartiality, as well as public confidence in the courts system.
No, this move is unnecessary and will create needless barriers for former judges who wish to appear before the court as counsel.