Court ‘loathe to intervene’ with order to subpoena Crown lawyers

A Nova Scotia judge has said he will not interfere with a decision to subpoena seven Crown attorneys to a lawyer’s disciplinary hearing.
In his current disciplinary matter, lawyer Lyle Howe asked a hearing panel to subpoena a number of Crown attorneys, and the hearing panel granted much of his request. (Photo: Harris Studio)The Nova Scotia Public Prosecution Service had made an application to quash a Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society hearing panel’s authorization to subpoena the Crown attorneys in the case of criminal lawyer Lyle Howe.
“I do not propose to interfere with the hearing panel’s …
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