Quebec Justice Minister openly derides provincial Judicial Council

Barely a couple of weeks after a special mediator was appointed to settle a fall-out between the Court of Quebec Chief Justice and the Quebec Justice Minister, the minister openly questioned the integrity of the Quebec Judicial Council.

Justice Minister Simon Jolin-Barrette brazenly derided the provincial Judicial Council (Conseil de la magistrature) at the National Assembly during a clause-by-clause consideration of an access to justice bill, asking members of a parliamentary committee if they “really believe” statements issued in a brief by the Judicial Council.

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One thought on “Quebec Justice Minister openly derides provincial Judicial Council

  1. DanielShays

    As was famously remarked by one who would be quite comfortable within the Legault Government:

    “Everything for the state. Nothing outside the state. Nothing against the state.”

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