Clayton Ruby and Annamaria Enenajor publish column on self-represented defendants at murder trials The Lawyer’s Daily. The Lawyer’s Daily provides legal news, analysis and current awareness for the law community in Canada. The article can be found here.
Annamaria Enenajor spoke to Kelly Cutrara on @AM640, answering some questions about bail in Ontario in light of breaking news that Const. James Forcillo is alleged to have breached at least one of his bail conditions pending his appeal. Listen to the interview here
In 1989, Michelle Douglas was discharged from Canada’s military for being a homosexual. Clayton Ruby argued the case on her behalf. Twenty-five years ago this week, the Federal Court of Canada ordered the Canadian Forces to cease its discrimination. In an article found here, Clayton Ruby speaks to The Globe & Mail about this case,…
An Ontario Superior Court judge dismissed an application last month by the local humane societies that were seeking to regain voting rights and their power to investigate animal cruelty, finding in favour of the OSPCA. Brian Shiller is counsel for the OSPCA. He spoke to the Ottawa Citizen about the victory here.
Annamaria Enenajor comments in The Lawyer’s Daily on a recent Ontario Court of Appeal ruling that quashed a trespass charge against a protester who was protesting on town property. Enenajor, who practices criminal and constitutional law described how the decision brought clarity to the scope of protection provided under s. 2(b) of the Charter. Speaking to…
Annamaria Enenajor is quoted in the Law Times about the Supreme Court of Canada’s decision to grant leave to Intervene to various groups in the TWU Appeal. The problem with decisions about leave to intervene is that they don’t include reasons. The full article can be read here.
It is important for the public to know the outcome of this case. On February 16, 2017, following 10 days of a preliminary hearing, the Crown Prosecutor involved in this case not only withdrew all the charges against me, but also placed strong statements on the record which make it clear that these charges should…
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.