"A test of Wills" : investigation into Legal Aid Ontario's role in the funding of the criminal defence of Richard Wills (eBook, 2008) [WorldCat.org]
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"A test of Wills" : investigation into Legal Aid Ontario's role in the funding of the criminal defence of Richard Wills

Author: André Marin; Ontario. Ombudsman Ontario.
Publisher: Toronto, Ont. : Ombudsman Ontario, 2008
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Discusses the murder trial of Richard Wills, and describes the misuse of legal aid to Wills in this case. Includes recommendations designed to prevent this situation in the future.
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Marin, André.
""A Test of Wills"" : Investigation into Legal Aid Ontario's Role in the Funding of the Criminal Defence of Richard Wills.
Toronto : Ombudsman Ontario, ©2008
Named Person: Richard Wills
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: André Marin; Ontario. Ombudsman Ontario.
OCLC Number: 311303673
Notes: "February 2008."
Description: 1 online resource (84 pages)
Contents: Executive summary --
The investigative process --
The sad beginning --
Tax dollars at work: public money for criminal accused --
Tight-fisted fairness: legal aid and its hurdles --
The price of fair trials: court-ordered funding --
Courtesy call: overseeing Ministry payments --
A test of Wills --
The preliminary disaster --
The Rowbotham order --
The Fisher order --
There's no accounting for it: the need for administration --
Defining vetting --
Doing the math --
A plea for clarity --
The trial founders --
Staunching the flow: the Ministry catches on --
Details, details: the judge's order --
The nightmare ends --
Better late than never: the making of a protocol --
Shirked responsibility and the blame game --
A change of guard --
Next steps --
Opinion --
Recommendations --
Responses.
Responsibility: André Marin.
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Discusses the murder trial of Richard Wills, and describes the misuse of legal aid to Wills in this case. Includes recommendations designed to prevent this situation in the future.

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