Angela Chaisson Speaks with The Toronto Star about Consent and Capacity in the College Street Bar Trial
- Posted by Angela Chaisson
- On December 3, 2019
Toronto lawyer Angela Chaisson, who specializes in cases of sexual violence, is interviewed by the Toronto Star about the high-profile College Street Bar trial.
She discusses how the jury must grapple with a fundamental legal question: when is someone legally too drunk or high to consent to sex? Angela speaks the legal test, its ambiguities, and the need for the Supreme Court of Canada to weigh in on the issue.