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    HomeNews & ArticlesJudge denounces ‘shameful’ wait times for trials

    Judge denounces ‘shameful’ wait times for trials

    August 9, 2013  |  By:  Oatley Vigmond

    Canadian Lawyer recently published an article discussing the ever-increasing wait times for trial dates in Toronto courts and quotes Ontario Superior Court Justice Mary Vallee stating the backlog of civil cases is “shameful.”

    Roger Oatley says the current wait for a trial in Toronto is the longest he’s ever seen it and he anticipates the situation will only worsen over time. Roger continues to say that there has been “an enormous increase in the population in the GTA but virtually no increase in the number of judges or courtroom space,” he says. “The judges are doing the best they can but the problem is just going to get worse unless governments step in and provide the judges and the courtrooms to get the cases through the system.”

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