Yearly Archive: 2021

Longueépée v University of Waterloo: Demarcating the Duty to Accommodate in University Admissions for Students with Previously Undiagnosed & Unaccommodated Disabilities

In Longueépée v University of Waterloo, 2020 ONCA 830, the Ontario Court of Appeal (“ONCA”) found that the University of Waterloo (“UW”)’s failure to consider the impact of a prospective...

Systemic Oppression in Sentencing: SCC Grants Leave to Appeal on Constitutionality of Limiting Conditional Sentences in R v Sharma

In July 2020, the Ontario Court of Appeal (“ONCA”) ruled that two provisions of the Criminal Code are unconstitutional, ultimately making conditional sentences available to more offenders. In particular, the...