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Doctrine of champerty prohibits ‘trafficking in litigation’

Tuesday, April 18, 2023 @ 3:23 PM | By James R.G. Cook

In Ontario, it has long been prohibited to become involved — or maintain — a lawsuit without a legitimate purpose. “Maintenance” refers to those who become involved with litigation of others,...