October 27, 2020
Criminal Law Case

R v MacPherson et. al.: Judicial Independence Redux

R v MacPherson et. al.: Judicial Independence Redux On 15 September 2020, the Chief of the Defence Staff (CDS) ‘suspended’ his CDS Designation Order, 2 Oct […]
September 24, 2020
Criminal Law Case

So … About that vacancy for the position of Chief Military Judge …

This past Monday, 21 September 2020, marks six months since the former Chief Military Judge, Colonel Mario Dutil, was obliged to retire when he reached 60 […]
May 22, 2020
Criminal Law Case

CDS-Imposed Limitations on Convening Courts Martial

CDS-Imposed Limitations on Convening Courts Martial Are our military judges truly independent? It has been two months since the Chief Military Judge, Colonel Mario Dutil, retired […]
April 9, 2020
Criminal Law Case

The Next Chief Military Judge

The Next Chief Military Judge Presently, the Canadian Forces does not have a Chief Military Judge.  Lieutenant-Colonel Louis Vincent d’Auteuil, the Deputy Chief Military Judge (DCMJ), […]