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The Law Society of Ontario is considering how it might implement a national proposal to narrow the roles of judges in the courtroom after retirement, according to a recent report presented to Convocation. Do you agree with a move that would prohibit all judges from appearing before any court, except in exceptional circumstances, with law society approval?
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Total Votes: 85
Poll Results
Yes, I agree with limiting and restricting this, because retired judges shouldn’t be in the courtroom as counsel.
No, I do not agree with the proposed restrictions.
Start Voting: 10/29/2018|End Voting: 11/5/2018
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