Tag - Ontario Court of Justice and Covid-19

Ontario Court of Justice (Criminal) – Court Scheduling during Covid-19 Crisis

The province of Ontario has introduced measures to curb the spread of Covid-19.  In relation to the Criminal Court system, the measures that are now in place restrict people from attending court. As of March 28, 2020, generally speaking, all non-urgent / out of custody matters in court until May 29, 2020 will be automatically adjourned without the attendance of counsel or the accused, via a bench warrant with discretion.  In short, this means that an accused is ordered to [...]