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Feminist litigator Angela Chaisson pleased to see court documents moving online

On August 10, Ontario announced it will begin use of an online document filing system instead of working entirely with paper documents. CaseLines is a cloud-based product that allows lawyers to upload documents for cases online, and is already in use in several countries including the UK and USA. Angela provided commentary on the move to […]
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Angela speaks with Refinery 29 about consent and intoxication in light of the R v Sullivan decision from the Ontario Court of Appeal

The recent decision in R. v. Sullivan issued by the Ontario Court of Appeal has caused concern among feminist activists and other groups who deal with sexual assault law. The decision ruled that extreme intoxication akin to automatism can now act as a defence in criminal law. The case caused an abundance of misinformation to be spread […]
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Toronto Lawyer Angela Chaisson Guest Lectures in Osgoode Hall Law School’s Beyond Bay Street Seminar

Angela Chaisson returns to Osgoode Hall Law School to Guest Lectures in Prof. Faisal Baba’s upper year seminar, Beyond Bay Street: Starting Up a Small or Solo Practice. Angela is a Toronto lawyer specializing in sexual violence and harassment issues. She spoke to students about starting a law firm from the ground up, running a […]
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Toronto Litigation Lawyer Angela Chaisson is Thrilled to be a Contributing Author to “The Law of Objections in Canada”

  • Posted by Angela Chaisson
  • On November 25, 2019
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Angela Chaisson is thrilled be a contributing author to Lexis Nexis’s latest book, The Law of Objections in Canada: A Handbook. Angela put her years of trial experience to good, and shares her knowledge of objections under Canadian common law. The book focuses exclusively on the 50 possible objections that lawyers can make during trials. […]
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Angela Chaisson speaks to Toronto’s City News about Legal Aid Ontario’s Cuts to Bail Funding

Toronto lawyer Angela Chaisson is interviewed by City News about how the provincial governments cuts to Legal Aid Ontario will impact the bail process in criminal courts. Angela discusses how the cuts will overburden already busy bail courts, cause delays in the bail process, and increase costs to Ontario’s taxpayers. “The system is going to […]
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Angela Chaisson Discusses Free Speech and Buffer Zones on University Campuses 

Angela appears on a panel of top constitutional lawyers and politicians to discuss Free Speech and Buffer Zones on university campuses. Angela discusses her work representing abortion clinics, and the free speech implications of protests vis-a-vis the harms experienced by women seeking health care. She also speaks about the particular considerations related to privacy and […]
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Angela Chaisson Shares her Opinion on Ryerson University’s Law School

Canadian Lawyer Magazine speaks to Toronto lawyer Angela Chaisson. The magazine gets Angela’s opinions on Ryerson University’s new law school. As a frequent lecturer at the University of Toronto law school and Osgoode Hall law school, Angela speaks about the school’s implications for prospective law students. Read full article
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