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Appellate courts’ response to COVID-19 (updated)

Canada - October 27 2020 Appellate courts across Canada have restricted operations to meet the challenges of the COVID-19 global health emergency. Each court has adopted its...

Mark A. Gelowitz.

Appellate judge addresses “political or ideological” intervention motions (and other judges)

Canada - October 15 2020 The Federal Court of Appeal recently addressed the role of interveners and, in doing so, the proper role of the courts. In Canada (Attorney General)...

Mark A. Gelowitz.

Court of Appeal for Ontario denies leave to file 500 page factum

Canada - September 9 2020 The Court of Appeal for Ontario has recently emphasized the requirement for concise factums on appeals. In OZ Merchandising Inc. v. Canadian...

Written “hearings” as an alternative format during the COVID-19 emergency

Canada - May 5 2020 As summarized in our periodically-updated post regarding appellate courts’ responses to COVID-19, certain courts are using written “hearings” as an...

Mark A. Gelowitz.

Appellate courts’ response to COVID-19

Canada - April 1 2020 Appellate courts across Canada have restricted operations to meet the challenges of the COVID-19 global health emergency. Each court has adopted its...

Mark A. Gelowitz.