News from African Canadian Legal Clinic

The African Canadian Legal Clinic uses test case litigation to address anti-Black racism and other forms of systemic and institutional discrimination. The ACLC also provides education about human rights and racial discrimination in Canada.

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African Canadian Legal Clinic intervention at the Federal Court of Appeal

The Federal Court of Appeal has upheld the constitutionality of the penalty for disseminators of hate speech in a Charter challenge in which the African Canadian Legal Clinic intervened.

February 04, 2014

Mandatory Minimum Sentences Deemed Unconstitutional

The African Canadian Legal Clinic, interveners in the case, applauds the Ontario Court of appeal for its ruling on mandatory minimum sentences for possession of a firearm.

November 13, 2013