Canadian Judicial Council recommends judge be removed for dilatory decisions, in-court misconduct

By Cristin Schmitz (December 19, 2022, 3:25 PM EST) -- The Canadian Judicial Council (CJC) has recommended that Parliament fire Quebec Superior Court Justice Gérard Dugré, stating that the judge’s career-long pattern of delayed judgments, along with his at times intemperate comments and disrespectful in-court behaviour towards counsel and litigants, “significantly damages the administration of justice” and “has undermined public confidence to the point where he has become unable to continue to perform his duties and should therefore be removed.”...
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