Quebec waiting on feds to appoint Superior Court justices to help curb delay
4 monthes ago - By National Post
Quebec Justice Minister Stephanie Vallee is calling on the federal government to appoint 10 new Superior Court justices in the province in short order.
Vallee said measures taken by the province to curb delays in the justice system are progressing as she announced new projects Tuesday designed to address the case crunch.
But Vallee said the shortage of Superior Court justices is still creating problems in the light of a 2016 Supreme Court ruling that set stringent time limits on cases getting to trial.
Known as the Jordan ruling, it states that legal proceedings can't exceed 18 months in...
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