Feb 1, 2010 | Article
Judicial Review and Appeal Cases in the Federal Courts and the Divisional Court
Administrative lawyers in Ontario may participate in judicial review or appeals in either the Federal Court or Federal Court of Appeal (the “Federal Courts”) or in the Divisional Court and Court of Appeal for Ontario. It is important to understand the differences between the two systems. This paper will provide an overview of the essential elements of oral advocacy on judicial reviews and administrative law appeals, while emphasizing the distinct characteristics of the Federal Courts process in contrast to the Divisional Court process.