Howard Bashman at howappealing found this article.
Today’s edition of The Montreal Gazette contains an article that begins, "When can a lawyer criticize a judge? Lawyers — as well as judges and professional orders representing lawyers across Canada — will be closely watching the outcome of a Supreme Court of Canada case that begins next Wednesday."
To me this was a no brainer. This —
The Canadian Judicial Council, an organization that has the power to investigate a judge’s conduct, in July reprimanded Boilard, stating his remarks to Dore in the courtroom were "unjustified and unacceptable," "pointlessly humiliating" and a "flagrant lack of respect."
doesn’t justify this —
Montreal criminal lawyer Gilles Dore [wrote] a blistering personal letter to Quebec Superior Court Justice Jean-Guy Boilard in June 2001.
intended to be private or otherwise.