The Law Society of Ontario has a duty to maintain and advance the cause of justice and the rule of law. Does that mean that the Law Society is empowered to intervene in private litigation in order to advance the cause of justice? Is the Law Society is entitled to involve itself in judicial review cases where it is alleged that another administrative body has acted outside of its jurisdiction, or for improper purposes, in breach of the rule of law principle?
The Law Society has a duty to act so as to facilitate access to justice for . . . [more]