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SCC fall session features landmark cases on standard of review and sexual assault

Wednesday, September 05, 2018 @ 9:27 AM | By Cristin Schmitz

Judicial review, class actions and sexual assault cases dominate the Supreme Court of Canada’s fall session.

From Oct. 10 to Dec. 14, the nine judges will hear 26 appeals (only 10 are criminal) on an eclectic docket that also features cases on bankruptcy, bail review, civil procedure, freedom of the press, labour law, search and seizure and tax (see highlights below).

Of near-universal interest is the landmark trilogy of administrative law appeals that is to be argued over three days, from Dec. 4 to 6: Minister...