Delays in Justice = Injustice?


In this country we are fortunate to be served by a judiciary which is both robustly independent and academically able. Most judges run their courts well and deal with matters before them expeditiously.

Given the volume and complexity of the issues heard by our courts, it is inevitable that it can take several weeks after a trial or hearing for judgment to be given. But when does proper time for consideration and drafting of a judgment turn into unacceptable delay and when might that delay interfere with the quality of justice?

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