Ministry of the Attorney General and Legal Aid Ontario
The Ministry of the Attorney General and Legal Aid Ontario took action to recover assets and agreed to strengthen the oversight of public funds spent in criminal trials after $1.2-million was spent to defend Richard Wills.
Investigation launched November 6, 2007.
Report released February 26, 2008.
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Ombudsman calls for new law to avert legal aid “fiascos” (Press release - February 26, 2008)
Facts and Highlights HTML | accessible PDF
Ombudsman's remarks (accessible PDF)
Case update: Annual Report 2009-2010
Case update: Annual Report 2008-2009
Case update: Annual Report 2007-2008
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