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- Divisional Court Slams the Door on Anti-Black Racism Taint
On July 31st, 2020 a Divisional Court Panel wasted little time in denying former Justice of the Peace Massiah an adjournment to allow him to argue that Anti-Black Racism tainted the decisions of the Justices of the Peace Review Council Hearing Panels which denied his claims for compensation to co … Read more »
- "He was like a "Soul Brother" on the Bench"
This is the first post in what I hope to be a series of posts sharing with readers the toxic and dehumanizing Anti-Black Racism and Discrimination I experience in my work as a lawyer in Ontario, Canada regularly. Some years ago a Justice of the Peace facing judicial misconduct allegations wasr … Read more »
- Lawyering While Black in Ontario: My Personal Experience
Many readers will not believe this but it is appears to be “unlawful” for a lawyer to forcefully argue against what he perceives to be racially motivated bias or unfairness in legal proceedings against a Black client. I use the term appears because from my perspective this makes no sense. Howeve … Read more »
- Race and Lawyer Regulation in Ontario: My Amended Notice of Motion
File No. 18H-047LAW SOCIETY TRIBUNALHEARING DIVISIONBETWEEN:The Law Society of Upper CanadaRespondent/Applicant- and – Ernest GuisteApplicant/RespondentAMENDED NOTICE OF MOTION TAKE NOTICE THAT the “licensee”, Applicant/Respondent w … Read more »
- Racism in the Legal Profession: How Regulators and Ontario Maintain the Status Quo
Canadian Investment Banker, Amy Cooper’s false-report to police in response to Mr. Cooper’s effort to have her comply with the park law prohibiting unleashed dogs in the area of their interaction – implicitly calling on them to protect her “from an African-American man who is threatening her li … Read more »