Results | Mar 31, 2021

LOLG successfully intervenes
to uphold solitary confinement
judgment against Ontario

Back to all news Acting for the intervener, the Canadian Civil Liberties Association, Lax O’Sullivan Lisus Gottlieb LLP successfully argued for the dismissal of an appeal from a judgment in favour of Ontario prisoners who had been subjected to solitary confinement. The decision is the first consideration by the Ontario Court of Appeal of the new Crown Liability and Proceedings Act. The Court agreed with, and adopted, the CCLA’s argument that the CLPA does not immunize the provincial government from tort liability. The decision can be found here: 2021 03 31 - Francis and HMQ Ontario - Decision of Court of Appeal