Chief Justice of Quebec hears the intervention of the CHRC in the same sex marriage case

Jan 20, 2003

Honourable Mr. Justice Michel Robert, Chief Justice of Quebec, hears the intervention of the Canadian Human Rights Commission in the same sex marriage case in Montreal. The Federal Government opposes the intervention of the Human Rights Commission, arguing that the law does not empower the Human Rights Commission to have any say in human rights cases before the courts. Fortunately, Mr. Justice Robert did not agree with the Federal Government, and held that the Human Rights Commission should have a voice in the eventual decision about the legitimacy of same sex marriage.

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Goldwater, Dubé, a Canadian leader in family law since 1981, and its founder, Me Anne-France Goldwater, are pleased to welcome Me Daniel Romano to its team of senior litigators. He is an established Montréal-based lawyer whose multidisciplinary practice, rigorous work...

Peace bond (article 810 of the Criminal Code)

In the complex world of Canadian law, the commitment to not disturb public order plays a crucial role. This commitment, more commonly known as "810," stems from Article 810 of the Criminal Code. The majority of cases involving crimes against a person, such as assault...

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