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Angela Chaisson joins Alberta at Noon to Discuss Marijuana Pardons

  • Posted by Angela Chaisson
  • On March 7, 2019
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CBC’s Alberta at Noon features Toronto criminal lawyer Angela Chaisson. Angela responds to listener questions from across Alberta on the proposed law, and what record suspensions, also known as pardons, mean in practical terms. She also discusses how marijuana pardons are an issue of racial justice, and how the marijuana laws were used to target […]
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Ontario Today Features Angela Chaisson Speaking About Cannabis Pardons

  • Posted by Angela Chaisson
  • On March 4, 2019
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CBC’s Ontario Today features Toronto lawyer Angela Chaisson and her insights into the Federal Government’s Bill C-93, recently tabled in the House of Commons. If passed into law,  the Bill would facilitate faster and cheaper pardons for Canadians convicted of simple cannabis possession. Angela Chaisson talks calls from listeners across the province and discusses the […]
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Angela Chaisson Explains Weinstein Charges to Entertainment Tonight Canada

  • Posted by Angela Chaisson
  • On May 26, 2018
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Harvey Weinstein has been charged with two felony counts of first-degree rape and third-degree rape against two separate women. Entertainment Tonight interviewed Toronto criminal defence lawyer Angela Chaisson for her opinion on the Weinstein charges, including what they what these charges mean and how they differ, and the likelihood of Weinstein facing jail time. Weinstein’s lawyer […]
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Global News Canada Interviews Angela Chaisson on Bill Cosby Verdict

  • Posted by Angela Chaisson
  • On April 27, 2018
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A jury convicted Bill Cosby of three counts of aggravated indecent assault for sexually assaulting Toronto native Andrea Constand. Global News Canada’s Abigail Bimman reports that dozens of his accusers feel vindicated. Toronto criminal defence lawyer Angela Chaisson explains that #MeToo has not changed the criminal law rules or the criminal justice system. Bill Cosby […]
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Angela Chaisson Shares Insight With CTV News on the Supreme Court of Canada’s decision in R. v. Bingley

  • Posted by admin
  • On February 23, 2017
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Canada’s CTV News interviews Toronto criminal defence lawyer Angela Chaisson on the Supreme Court of Canada’s decision in R. v. Bingley.  The decision means that a police officer is automatically considered an expert in when giving evidence on roadside drug intoxication. Angela expresses concern that the decision creates a shortcut for a conviction in criminal […]
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