Month: October 2015

Virtual legal clinic: Video conferencing for justice

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Luke’s Place is establishing a virtual legal clinic for women who have left abusive relationships and are involved with family court. Using web-based video conferencing, the clinic will connect women in rural and remote areas to family law lawyers elsewhere.

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Response to a murderer’s letter: Challenging journalism on violence against women

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Letter by Luke’s Place Legal Director, Pamela Cross, to the Ottawa Citizen: There are a number of important questions that arise from the recent article in the Ottawa Citizen entitled “Triple-murder accused Borutski likens himself to Samson in letter from

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The country we want doesn’t use fake feminism to hate

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From the Toronto Star: The election rhetoric based on fear-mongering against women who wear niqab only has traction if we all collude with its false conclusions. It turns women’s safety and rights into a political game that distracts from the

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