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Cleveland Indians Successfully Defend Injunction

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On October 17, 2016, Jonathan Lisus, Eric Hoaken and Andrew Winton successfully represented the Cleveland Indians baseball club in response to an urgent application for an interlocutory injunction to force the team to change its uniforms before ALCS games to be played in Toronto. The case was the first time a complainant to the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal sought an interlocutory injunction from the Ontario Superior Court of Justice to restrain impugned speech prior to a final determination of the complaint before the Tribunal. The application Judge dismissed the application, with reasons to follow. The hearing was covered in the National Post: