Legal Aid Ontario is funding reports that will help sentencing judges consider the impact of systemic racism on individuals facing criminal charges. These reports, called Impact of Race and Culture Assessments (IRCAs), aim to address the overrepresentation of and discrimination against Black and other racialized people in the criminal justice system.
TORONTO, ON — The Law Society of Ontario is pleased to present the 2023 Equity Legal Education Series for this winter and spring, featuring eight free programs aimed at promoting awareness, education and discussion among members of the public and the legal professions on the challenges and opportunities for Francophone, Indigenous and equity-seeking communities in law and the legal professions.
The Ontario Superior Court of Justice recently clarified misnomer motion rules in a hit-and-run case.
It was an order for Duquette to run for her life, she said, as her sister’s estranged husband pointed a rifle at them Monday afternoon in a campground in Meadow Lake, Sask.
Ottawa’s plan to lower early learning and child-care costs was a centrepiece of last week’s federal budget, but Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland warns that such a system won’t quickly repair the economic damage wrought by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Supreme Court of Canada will examine the constitutionality of a law that prevented a judge from allowing an offender to avoid jail by imposing a conditional sentence for certain crimes.