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Decision on access to youth criminal records set aside over incorrect route of appeal

Friday, January 19, 2018 @ 11:34 AM | By Amanda Jerome

The Ontario Court of Appeal has set aside a Superior Court decision in a case involving access to youth criminal records as it determined that the wrong route of appeal was chosen from the original decision at a youth justice court.

Interveners in the case say this decision shows that deference should be paid to decisions made by youth justice court judges.

In Toronto (Police Service) v. L.D. 2018 ONCA 17, the court heard that Toronto Police Service Const. Steven Mignardi was charged with discreditable conduct...