Duffy’s lawyer insists on public discussion of trial schedule

Suspended Senator Mike Duffy's trial is scheduled to end on June 16, but it won't happen. Crown Attorney Mark Holmes said court-planning decisions are routinely made public in the Ottawa court system and suggested he believes defence lawyer Donald Bayne was creating a confrontation for motives related to news media covering the trial.

Suspended Senator Mike Duffy pictured at the Ottawa courthouse for his fraud, breach of trust, and bribery trial.The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

By Tim Naumetz

PUBLISHED :Monday, May 4, 2015 9:32 PM

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