Clayton Ruby & Annamaria Enenajor write about the acquittal of three Toronto police officer accused of sexual assault. Acquittal doesn’t excuse behaviour. We demand better of the Toronto Police Services. See full article in The Lawyer’s Daily.
Clayton Ruby spoke with The Lawyer’s Daily regarding the national inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls and the importance of looking into the actions of the police in this investigation (July 18, 2017).
Annamaria Enenajor make the argument to Vice Media that the ban on racial profiling proposed by federal NDP candidate Jagmeet Singh requires stronger penalties and lower standards of proof in order to be effective. Read Ms. Enenajor’s full commentary here.
Clayton Ruby & Annamaria Enenajor write in Canadian Lawyer that a recent report by the Standing Senate Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs fails to address the true causes of court delays, despite its laudatory goal of addressing the unacceptable length of time to prosecute a person accused of a crime. Deflecting the consequences of…
Annamaria Enenajor speaks to Manisha Krishnan of Vice Media arguing that the federal government’s new weed bill is really a continuation of the overcriminalization of young black men who are involved in low level drug distribution and the failed war on drugs. Read the full Vice Media article here.
Statement of Clayton C. Ruby: “We had a good hearing with a good judge and are delighted that Reverend Hawkes can now continue the selfless work that has shaped his contribution to society for over 40 years” (January 31, 2017).
Annamaria Enenajor publishes an article on arguing that when an agent of the state ends a human life, the public has a right to know why. Read the full article here. The lack of transparency of agencies that oversee police conduct, including the SIU, must be remedied When agents of the state end a human…