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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 is Announced as Deloitte’s Out on Bay Street Emerging Leader Award Winner!

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  • On September 17, 2015
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Toronto lawyer Angela Chaisson has won Deloitte’s Out on Bay Street Emerging Leader award. She is delighted to be honoured at an awards ceremony at Toronto’s Art Gallery Ontario, where other award winners include Premier Kathleen Wynne. In her acceptance speech, Angela speaks about being a progressive litigation lawyer and how to use the law […]
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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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Precedent Magazine Features Profile of Angela Chaisson as Their Cover Story!

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  • On March 10, 2015
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Toronto’s preeminent legal magazine, Precedent, features criminal lawyer Angela Chaisson as their cover story on lawyers with busy and prolific law practices.  Angela discusses the busy life of a litigation lawyer, how to achieve balance between work and life, and tips for being the most effective lawyer possible while working 70 hours a week. Angela […]
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Angela Chaisson Shares Her Views on Jian Ghomeshi’s Criminal Charges With the Toronto Star

Toronto lawyer Angela Chaisson speaks to the Toronto Star about the criminal law charges against CBC Radio host Jian Ghomeshi. She gives her opinion on how the ten years between the alleged events and the criminal charges could weaken any exculpatory or inculpatory evidence.  Angela also discusses how having such a lengthy period of time […]
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Angela Chaisson and Clayton Ruby Write Opinion Piece for the Toronto Star on Trinity Western University

Leading Toronto newspaper the Toronto Starhas published an opinion piece written by Clayton Ruby, Angela Chaisson and Bob Gallagher. Toronto lawyer Angela Chaisson and her co-authors argue that the approval of Trinity Western University’s law school is a step backwards for LGBTQ equality in Canada and that the courts should block the approval. Read the […]
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Angela Chaisson and Clayton Ruby Publish Opinion Piece on Criminal Court Delays in Precedent Magazine

Toronto criminal lawyers Angela Chaisson and Clayton Ruby are published in Toronto’s Precedentmagazine. Their opinion piece Waiting for Justiceexplores the current delay in criminal courts, and how little has changed since the leading case R. v. Askov. Angela discusses the steps needed for the government to address lengthy delays in the criminal justice system. Read […]
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