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The Judicial Appointment System Works

  • July 16, 2019

Recent judicial appointments in New Brunswick have caused a stir in the media, and the Canadian Bar Association – New Brunswick Branch (CBA-NB) wishes to make a few key clarifications regarding this matter. In particular, we would like to review the appointment process and the professional merit of the lawyers in question to remind the public of the checks and balances in place to protect the public interest when appointments are made to our judicial system.