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Resources For Survivors

The trauma of a sexual assault or abuse, whether for adults, children, or even family members of the survivor, can leave all parties feeling isolated and hopeless. The Lerners Sexual Assault and Abuse Team wants every survivor and their family to have access to all the resources they need to begin down a path of healing.

The Responsibility of Legal Counsel – Civil Sexual Assault Episode 7

In this episode of Elizabeth Grace’s video series about civil sexual assault law, she describes […]

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Should sexual assault victims still be kept anonymous?

In civil court, openness is the rule, says Elizabeth Grace, a lawyer who specializes in […]

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Woman sues CCAS, foster dad who got her pregnant

TORONTO – It was 1978 and she was a vulnerable, 15-year-old foster child placed by the Catholic […]

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Bankrupty Can’t Escape a Judgment for Sexual Assault

A Bankrupt Can’t Escape a Judgment for Sexual Assault

This blog was originally published on Slaw. Under most circumstances, an order of discharge releases […]

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Changes in Civil Sexual Assault Law – Civil Sexual Assault Episode 6

In this episode of Elizabeth Grace’s video series about civil sexual assault law, she describes […]

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Assessing Sexual Assault Claims – Civil Sexual Assault Episode 5

In this episode of Elizabeth Grace’s video series about civil sexual assault law, she describes […]

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Assessing Sexual Assault Claims – Civil Sexual Assault Episode 5

In this episode of Elizabeth Grace’s video series about civil sexual assault law, she describes […]

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Liaibility and STDs

Contracting and STD without Prior Knowledge

Consider this scenario: Following consensual sex, an individual discovers they have been infected with a […]

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Violation of Human Rights May Now Yield Additional Remedies in Abuse Cases

Ontario’s human rights legislation underwent various amendments in 2008.  For the first time, a court […]

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