Tag: Criminal Law

Ontario Today Features Angela Chaisson Speaking About Cannabis Pardons

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 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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Criminal Lawyers’ Association Welcomes Angela Chaisson as a Featured Speaker

Toronto lawyer Angela Chaisson is a featured speaker for the Criminal Lawyers’ Association and Lincoln County Law Association. The Criminal Lawyers’ Association invited Angela to speak about the role of women in the legal profession, and the particular challenges faced by female counsel practicing criminal defence. Angela discussed her experiences as a woman lawyer, and […]
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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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Precedent Magazine Profiles Angela Chaisson as a Criminal Law Expert

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  • On October 11, 2017
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Precedent magazine, Toronto’s leading legal magazine profiles Toronto criminal lawyer Angela Chaisson, as a sought-after litigator who fights for her clients every day. In their Meet the Expert feature, Angela discusses what it’s like to be in court litigating criminal matters most days of the week, and what it takes to litigate long trials in […]
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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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