Long-gun registry

“We deal with women who have a variety of forms of violence committed against them, including gun violence” The Schlifer Clinic filed an application before the Ontario Superior Court to have most of Bill C-19, which ends the long-gun registry, declared unconstitutional. Among the points made by the clinic were women’s rights to security and…

Facial coverings

“Any erosion of access to justice for a sexual assault victim makes all women more vulnerable to attack” The Clinic was one of three interveners in a case involving a Muslim woman’s right to testify about sexual assault while wearing a niqab, a veil that covers the face except for the eyes. In November 2011,…