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Will Toronto’s new trial sitting pilot project stand the test?

Monday, June 26, 2017 @ 9:12 AM | By Michael Smitiuch

With significant trial delays as the norm and access to justice a real concern, the recent announcement that the Toronto region will be operating under a new jury trial sitting pilot program is welcome news to many.

For as long as a lot of seasoned litigators can recall, they have been faced with the unenviable task of explaining to their client that although discoveries are completed and they are ready for trial, the actual trial date set by the court will be at least one or...