Bias

PUBLIC LAW - Bias

  • We have acted on many leading cases relating to alleged bias on the part of government decision-makers. For example, we acted for a securities dealer in establishing that all members of the Ontario Securities Commission, appointed before a particular date, were disqualified from presiding at a disciplinary hearing because of apprehended bias. Re E.A. Manning Limited v. Ontario Securities Commission (1995), 23 O.R. (3d) 257 (C.A.).