Why Hiring More Judges Won’t Necessarily Speed Up the Justice System
The under-resourcing of the backlogged criminal justice system has become a courtroom battle cry in Ontario, with some judges routinely calling on the government to loosen the purse strings so more of them can be hired.
Superior Court Justice John McMahon was the latest to issue a warning that a multimillion-dollar alleged financial fraud case might get tossed due to delay because there isn’t a Toronto-area judge available to preside over the trial before next January.
Powell, Betsy and Young, Alan.
"Why Hiring More Judges Won’t Necessarily Speed Up the Justice System."
(09 March 2018):