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CIVIL PROCEDURE - Disposition without trial - Dismissal of action - Delay or failure to prosecute - Trials - Conduct of

Monday, July 10, 2017 @ 11:48 AM  

Appeal by an inmate from the dismissal of his actions for delay. After the appellant’s actions survived a Status Review, the actions became specially managed proceedings under the case management of a prothonotary. Several orders and directions were issued to move the proceedings forward, but the appellant, who was mostly self-represented, did not follow through as instructed. As a result, the respondents filed motions to dismiss the actions for delay. The appellant replied to the motions in French, claiming that he was no longer capable of...