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Keynote Speaker Angela Chaisson Delivers a Rousing Message to the Law Needs Feminism Because Conference

Toronto lawyer Angela Chaisson is thrilled to give the keynote address at the annual Law Needs Feminism Because forum at the University of Ottawa. Speaking before hundreds of lawyers and law students, Angela candidly discusses about her journey from an articling student to being a top litigation lawyer arguing constitutional rights cases before the Supreme […]
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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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Angela Chaisson Discusses Soulpepper Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Settlement with Global News

Canada’s Global News interviews Toronto lawyer Angela Chaisson about the settlement in the sexual harassment claims against Albert Schultz and Soulpepper Theatre Company. Many women have accused Mr. Schultz and Soulpepper of years of harassment. Angela regularly represents women in sexual harassment claims, and gives her opinion about what the settlement means for the women...

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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 says...

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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 was convicted because of...
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Angela Chaisson Makes Submissions Before the Canadian Senate on Behalf of the Criminal Lawyers’ Association

The Criminal Lawyers’ Association, the voice of Ontario’s criminal lawyers retained Toronto defence lawyer Angela Chaisson to provide their submission on Bill C-66 to the Canadian Senate. Bill C-66 is designed to expunge the record of historically unjust convictions. Angela presented the Senate’s Human Rights Subcommittee with argument on why the Bill must...
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