Tag: Feminism

Toronto Lawyer Angela Chaisson Speaks to The Lawyer’s Daily about Sexual Assault Training for Judges

  • Posted by Angela Chaisson
  • On February 12, 2020
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The Lawyer’s Daily speaks with Toronto lawyer Angela Chaisson about Bill C-5, An Act to amend the Judges Act and the Criminal Code to mandate sexual assault law training for Canadian judges. The Bill, if passed, will require federally-appointed judges in Superior Courts to participate in training on matters related to sexual assault law and […]
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Osgoode Hall Law School Welcomes Toronto Lawyer Angela Chaisson to Guest Lecture the Sexuality and the Law Seminar

Toronto lawyer Angela Chaisson is thrilled to guest lecture in Dr. Heidi Matthews’s Sexuality and the Law Seminar for upper year law students at Osgoode Hall Law School. Angela, a Toronto lawyer who specializes in sexual violence and revenge pornography issues, speaks to law students about issues of consent and capacity in sexual assault trials […]
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The Lawyer’s Daily Covers LEAF Toronto’s Panel on Legal Aid Cuts, Featuring Toronto Lawyer Angela Chaisson

  • Posted by Angela Chaisson
  • On February 3, 2020
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The Lawyer’s Daily covers The Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund’s (LEAF) Toronto branch panel about Ontario’s legal aid cuts in a piece by panelist Tammy Law. Read the full article at https://www.thelawyersdaily.ca/business/articles/17689/child-protection-escaping-legal-aid-cuts-no-reason-to-celebrate-tammy-law
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LEAF Toronto Panel on Ontario’s Legal Aid Cuts Features Toronto Lawyer Angela Chaisson

Toronto lawyer Angela Chaisson participates on a panel hosted by The Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund’s (LEAF) Toronto branch about Ontario’s legal aid cuts, which have cut funding for the most vulnerable people in the justice system. She spoke about the changes to Legal Aid Ontario, and how they have affected her clients, who […]
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Angela Chaisson to Participate in Panel at the University of Toronto about Ontario’s Legal Aid Cuts

  • Posted by Angela Chaisson
  • On January 21, 2020
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Amidst cuts to Ontario’s legal aid funding, the legal profession has rallied around the cause, stressing the importance of access to justice and the need for action. The Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund’s (LEAF) Toronto branch is taking the discussion to the next level by hosting a panel featuring Toronto lawyer Angela Chaisson. Angela […]
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Toronto Sexual Assault Lawyer Angela Chaisson is Interviewed by The Lawyer’s Daily About Controversial Sexual Assault Cases in Ontario

  • Posted by Angela Chaisson
  • On December 9, 2019
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The Lawyer’s Daily interviews Toronto lawyer Angela Chaisson about a series of high-profile cases involving female complainants in which comments made by judges became a focal point for debates about feminism and the judiciary. Angela regularly represents female complainants in sexual violence cases. She reflects on her experiences, and the role of equality in the […]
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Angela Chaisson Speaks with The Toronto Star about Consent and Capacity in the College Street Bar Trial

  • Posted by Angela Chaisson
  • On December 3, 2019
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Toronto lawyer Angela Chaisson, who specializes in cases of sexual violence, is interviewed by the Toronto Star about the high-profile College Street Bar trial. She discusses how the jury must grapple with a fundamental legal question: when is someone legally too drunk or high to consent to sex? Angela speaks the legal test, its ambiguities, […]
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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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Toronto Litigation Lawyer Angela Chaisson Authors Op-ed on Robing Rooms for The Lawyer’s Daily

  Angela Chaisson, a litigation lawyer in Toronto, is pleased to weigh in on the debate around gender-neutral robing rooms at Osgoode Hall. Angels argues that women are now the majority of law students and recent calls. But they remain excluded from all spaces where important decisions are made — including partnerships and the most highly […]
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DLA Piper Canada Receives PrideWeek Speech from Toronto Lawyer Angela Chaisson

Litigation lawyer Angela Chaisson is please to deliver a Pride Week speech for global law firm DLA Piper, as part of their Professional Development Programming. DLA Piper’s Diversity Committee organized the event and live streamed Angela’s speech to all of their offices across Canada. Angela spoke about the Canadian Federal Government’s “Gay Purge”, in which […]
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