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Bakerlaw Client and Cancer Survivor Calls on Minister to Grant Out-of-Country Funding

  • March 14, 2008
  • David Baker
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Bakerlaw client and cancer survivor Sylvia de Vries has called on the minister of to grant funding for necessary out-of-country medical care.

A number of major media outlets reported on her call for action. Click on the links below for the full coverage:

Even huge tumour can’t secure care in Ontario, by Lisa Priest, Globe and Mail. » Read the rest

Bakerlaw welcomes a new associate

  • March 5, 2008
  • David Baker
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Kelley Bryan is an experienced human rights lawyer who has represented victims of sexual assaults, police assaults, discrimination, and other forms of abuse of power. As the newest Bakerlaw associate, Kelley’s practice will focus on civil litigation, human rights and sexual assault. » Read the rest

Toronto man haunted by U.S. jail nightmares

  • February 29, 2008
  • David Baker
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The Toronto Star today reported on the plight of Bakerlaw client Benamar Benatta. Mr. Benatta, who was illegally transferred by Canadian officials to the US on September 12, 2001 and held for five years in American custody, is calling on Canadian authorities for a public review of his case. » Read the rest

Parents of autistic kids fight for the right to sue Ontario

  • February 11, 2008
  • David Baker
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The Canadian Press today published an article on the hearing next week in Ontario Autism Class Action, in which five families, represented by Bakerlaw, are challenging the Ontario government and seven school boards to provide full and timely access to treatment and education for children with autism. » Read the rest

Crucial hearing in autism class action lawsuit to take place on Monday, February 11 at Court of Appeal for Ontario

  • February 6, 2008
  • David Baker
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Court to rule on whether class action on autism treatment and education can continue

A high-stakes hearing in a landmark autism class action lawsuit will take place at the Ontario Court of Appeal on Monday, February 11 at 10:30 am. The Court will hear arguments on several key issues in the case, in which parents are fighting the Ontario government and school boards for full and timely access to effective treatment and education for children with autism. » Read the rest

Autism Class Action Lawsuit

  • February 1, 2008
  • David Baker
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Appeal hearing on a preliminary motion at the Court of Appeal for Ontario

A crucial day in court that will determine whether we will be allowed to continue the fight for full and timely access to ABA/IBI intervention. Bakerlaw is legal counsel to the five families behind the class action. » Read the rest

Ottawa XPress editorial on Benamar Benatta

  • January 24, 2008
  • David Baker
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The Ottawa XPress today published an editorial on Bakerlaw client Benamar Benatta. Mr. Benatta, who was illegally transferred by Canadian officials to the US on September 12, 2001 and held for five years in American custody, is calling on Canadian authorities for a public review of his case. » Read the rest

An Evening with Benamar Benatta

  • January 20, 2008
  • David Baker
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“He’s a Muslim who knows about airplanes. Do with him what you will…”
Canada’s First 9/11 Rendition To Torture: An evening with Bakerlaw client Benamar Benatta

Tuesday, January 29, 7:30 pm
Public Service Alliance of Canada Hall, 233 Gilmour Street (at Metcalfe)

Featuring Benamar Benatta, a refugee from Algeria who, without benefit of legal counsel or hearing, was illegally handed over to the U.S. » Read the rest

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