ACTL Statement Regarding Criticism of Canadian Federal Judge Featured in Lawyer's Daily Article

The appointment of Justice John Norris, a former lawyer to Omar Khadr, a child soldier who was indoctrinated into al-Qaeda by his father, to the Federal Court bench may have received criticism on social media, but legal associations came forward in support of the decision. Canadian associations were not the only legal groups voicing support for Justice Norris. ACTL released a statement calling the criticism of Justice Norris “unjustified” and “misplaced.” Read more.