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Quebec judge’s actions draw rebuke from Appeal Court

Tuesday, July 24, 2018 @ 9:47 AM | By Luis Millan

A Quebec judge who refused to hear a quarrel between neighbours and emphatically insisted that they negotiate a settlement before adjourning without cause a hearing over which he should have presided the same day has been sanctioned by the Quebec Court of Appeal.

The 66-page ruling in Bradley (Re) 2018 QCCA 1145 reveals the need for the Quebec government to increase options available to the appellate court and the Quebec Judicial Council to deal with judicial misconduct of a provincially appointed judge, and for the council...