A new training organization called the Supreme Court Advocacy Institute has launched its website.
The Institute will “provide pro bono, non-partisan advocacy advice to parties appearing in an appeal before the Supreme Court of Canada”.
Litigants will be able to apply to appear in front of a panel of senior counsel, former Supreme Court law clerks, and professors of law who will critique their presentation and advocacy skills.
It will be a bit like a moot court session that will simulate the experience of appearing before the Supreme Court.
The National Advisory Committee is chaired by former Supreme Court . . . [more]