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Angela Chaisson Discusses Soulpepper Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Settlement with Global News

Canada’s Global News interviews Toronto lawyer Angela Chaisson about the settlement in the sexual harassment claims against Albert Schultz and Soulpepper Theatre Company. Many women have accused Mr. Schultz and Soulpepper of years of harassment. Angela regularly represents women in sexual harassment claims, and gives her opinion about what the settlement means for the women...

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The Lawyer’s Daily Profiles Angela Chaisson and Brings an Empowering Message to Young Lawyers

Toronto litigator Angela Chaisson is interviewed by Canada’s The Lawyer’s Dailynewspaper about the effect of the #MeToo movement on the legal profession. She discusses the importance of law students being heard within the legal profession, and of recognizing how much young lawyers have to offer and to bring to the law. Angela gives insight into […]
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Angela Chaisson Gives Insight Into Law Society Governance and Reform with Law Times Newspaper

Canada’s Law Timesnewspaper interviews Toronto litigation lawyer Angela Chaisson on possible governance reforms at the Law Society of Ontario. Angela provides insight on the lack of student voices at the Law Society and how that effects the legal profession. As a frequent lecturer at the University of Toronto and Osgoode Hall Law School, Angela discusses […]
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Toronto Star Newspaper Interviews Angela Chaisson About Ontario Court of Appeal Decision in R. v. Ururyar

Angela Chaisson speaks to the Toronto Star about the Ontario Court of Appeal decision in R. v. Ururyar, the widely reported case with Mandi Gray as the complainant which overturned the trial judge's decision. The Toronto criminal lawyer discusses possible impacts on women's willingness to report sexual assault, and how criminal courts can...
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Toronto Star Gets Insight Into Controversial Sexual Assault Case With Angela Chaisson

Following the shocking acquittal of a Halifax taxi driver in a sexual assault case, Toronto lawyer Angela Chaisson discusses the case with the Toronto Star.  Angela gives insight into how the Criminal Code gives no clear line beyond which someone is too intoxicated to consent to sexual activity. She also discusses the challenge these cases […]
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Following a Shocking Sexual Assault Case, Angela Chaisson Speaks with the Toronto Star About Legal Issues Related to Intoxication and Consent

After the conviction of a Toronto man in a shocking sex assault case, R. v. Tariq, the Toronto Star interviews Toronto lawyer Angela Chaisson about the judge’s decision.  Angela gives her insights into how the decision brings clarity to complicated legal issues of intoxication and consent.   She also discusses the key role surveillance video played […]
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Angela Chaisson Discusses the Law Surrounding Victim Impact Statements with the Toronto Star

The Toronto Star interviews Toronto lawyer Angela Chaisson on a unique issue in a Calgary criminal courthouse, where a judge denied a victim’s request to have her victim impact statement read in court. Angela gives her insight on the relevant Criminal Code provisions, and how they have been interpreted, and how courts can better accommodate […]
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Angela Chaisson Gives Her Opinion on Sexual Assault Complainants and the Criminal Justice System

Ontario’s current affairs programTVOinterviews Toronto criminal lawyer Angela Chaisson about the Ontario government’s sexual assault action plan. She discusses the role of sexual assault complainants in the criminal law, and what the government can do to assist complainant through a difficult criminal law process. Read full article
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