TAS defends judicial independence in the context of Alberta's Provincial Court Nominating Committee

Posted on June 26, 2020.

Today, The Advocates' Society wrote to The Hon. Doug Schweitzer, Alberta’s Minister of Justice, regarding recent changes to the membership of the Provincial Court Nominating Committee. TAS raised concerns that recent actions taken by the Minister with respect to the membership of the Nominating Committee risk undermining public confidence in the judicial system and the independence of the judiciary. Read TAS's letter here.