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Legal Aid Ontario funding for second judicial pre-trials goes province-wide

Thursday, March 02, 2017 @ 11:46 AM | By Tom Venetis

To improve the efficiency of the justice system in Ontario, Legal Aid Ontario (LAO) is expanding its work with the Ontario Court of Justice and the Ministry of the Attorney General on using judicial pre-trial best practices.

The pilot project was launched last year and came out of the work of the Ontario Court of Justice criminal justice modernization committee co-chaired by Chief Justice Lise Maisonneuve and Deputy Attorney General Patrick Monahan. The project was created to help implement the new Court of Justice Pre-Trial (JPT)...