COURT DELAY AND THE “CULTURE OF COMPLACENCY” -Ontario judge rebuked for ending day early as delays pile up – The Globe and Mail
Firstly Justice Libman is a very well respected Judge and I’m sure there were reasons to explain the criticism however the courts do chronically start late and regularly take extra long breaks that reduce a court day’s sitting time to be less than 4 and 1/2 hours. Judges and Crowns are paid to be there, whether in court or not but it’s difficult to explain and impossible to justify to a paying client.
The criticism of Ontario Court Justice Rick Libman – chair of the court’s rules committee – comes in a published decision by Justice Michael Code of the Ontario Superior Court
Source: Ontario judge rebuked for ending day early as delays pile up – The Globe and Mail