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Court of Appeal decision highlights issues faced by self-represented litigants, expert says

Thursday, June 28, 2018 @ 1:02 PM | By Amanda Jerome

The Ontario Court of Appeal has granted a self-represented litigant leave to appeal a speeding ticket in an endorsement legal experts say will provide guidance to the courts below.

In R. v. Morillo 2018 ONCA 582 the court heard that Lindsey Morillo, the moving party, was charged with speeding on Highway 2 in the Region of Durham. The traffic officer claimed that Morillo was travelling at 107 kilometres per hour in a 70 km/h zone. However, Morillo denied this, arguing it would be impossible for him...