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Sossin and Baxter on Tribunal Clusters

Lorne Sossin and Jamie Baxter have posted on SSRN their paper on Ontario’s approach to reforming administrative justice: Claimants who come to administrative tribunals in Canada, as elsewhere, expecting a convenient forum to resolve their problems may discover that institutional resources and expertise, their own knowledge of the system, and their statutory entitlements and legal […] Read more

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Standard of Review: Merits or Not

Canadian administrative lawyers worry a lot about the standard of review. In many cases there is significant disagreement over whether the reasonableness standard or correctness standard should be applied. Occasionally, weary voices suggest that all this haggling over the standard of review is an unnecessary distraction from the merits of cases. An interesting perspective on […] Read more