Category Archives: Discipline

Discipline: Adequacy of reasons, credibility, and Cleo the cat

A hearing panel may make an unreasonable decision if it fails to enumerate the evidence supporting its conclusion, especially in cases where events involve deciding between he-said and she-said accounts on the basis of credibility. This is illustrated where a…

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When discipline panels must be correct, and not merely reasonable

While a tribunal’s substantive decision-making under its home statute may survive a judicial review merely by being reasonable, a tribunal must still be correct about questions of general law, and must still reach decisions on a foundation of procedural fairness;…

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