Is racism defence futile in wake of Pieters?

  • September 16, 2013

As the Peel Law Association decides it won’t seek leave to appeal from the Supreme Court of Canada following a racial discrimination ruling against it, lawyers on both sides of the matter agree on one thing: early resolution is better than  prolonged litigation in cases like Peel Law Association v. Pieters.

“Coming out of the decision in the Court of Appeal, I think my tip for anyone eager to defend a human rights case is don’t do it. You’re better off . . . finding an early resolution,” said Mark Freiman, counsel for the Peel Law Association, during a panel discussion on the case hosted by the Canadian Bar Association last week.

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SOURCE: Law Times