Bill Trudell

Bill Trudell

Veteran criminal defence lawyer Bill Trudell brings the conversation around to issues of importance to the criminal bar and the legal profession as a whole.

COVID 19….The Beginning of the End

Emerging from hibernation, we need to move forward with the positives, reject the negatives

Dear Santa …

Bill Trudell thanks Santa for granting wishes from last year, suggests new gifts for world leaders

Ode to Joe

Democracy is all the better with the election of a new president south of the border

Defending criminal justice

COVID-19 must be a catalyst for positive change in the criminal justice system, writes Bill Trudell

Lessons From the Shore

What an ocean respite told me about change, the lessons of COVID-19, and social movements

Nothing is normal, either old or new

It’s uncertain what the “new normal” will look like, but lawyers are suffering now, says Bill Trudell

We must act before COVID-19 spells the end of an independent criminal bar

A criminal defence bar, strong and independent, is a pillar of every democracy, writes Bill Trudell

Love in the time of corona

Spirit of global cooperation and trust is essential for getting through pandemic, writes Bill Trudell

A plea to speak up for the independence of judicial appointments

Ontario attorney general’s recent proposals constitute “unacceptable influence,” says Bill Trudell

Stability of the judiciary essential in the new ‘Roaring Twenties’

Ontario seems to be toying with important balance of powers in a democratic state, argues Bill Trudell