Law Union of Ontario: Agitate and Litigate

The Law Union of Ontario, founded in 1974, is a coalition of over 200 progressive lawyers, law students and legal workers.

Recent Posts

  • Re: Mergers of GTA Legal Aid Clinics

    Download our letter to Legal Aid Ontario, the Ministry of Attorney General, and the Steering Committee of the Transformation Project, expressing our concern about plans to merge and reduce the number of legal aid clinics in Toronto. Text of the letter as follows: To Whom It May Concern: Re: Mergers of GTA Legal Aid Clinics […]

  • Submissions to Toronto Police Services Board Re: Community Contacts Policy

    The LUO’s Stop Racial Profiling Subcommittee made the following submissions (also available for download) to the Toronto Police Service Board April 24, 2014. Introduction The Toronto Police Service engaged in the general intelligence-gathering practice known as “carding” for many years without any policy direction from the Board. This practice was a systematic violation of the […]

  • Submissions to Toronto Police Service Board: “Carding, Street Checks, Non Arrest Contacts: The Addario Report and Opinion”

    Entitled “Carding, Street Checks, Non Arrest Contacts: The Addario Report and Opinion,” the LUO’s Stop Racial Profiling Subcommittee made the following written submissions to the Toronto Police Service Board at the Board’s special meeting on April 8, 2014. Carding, Street Checks, Non Arrest Contacts: The Addario Report and Opinion 1. Executive Summary “Carding” or “street […]

  • Law Union of Ontario Statement on Bill C-10

    The Law Union of Ontario strongly opposes the proposed new legislation known as the “Tackling Contraband Tobacco Act”, or Bill C-10. This new bill would amend the Criminal Code to criminalize the possession for the purpose of trafficking of contraband tobacco (any tobacco product for which taxes have not been paid to various levels of the Canadian government), […]