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A not unbiased look at Russia under Putin

Originally posted in Canadian Lawyer magazine. The Soviet Constitution of 1936 stated that citizens of the U.S.S.R. had the right to freedom of speech, freedom of the press, freedom of conscience, and “guaranteed inviolability of the person,” adding that “no person may be placed under arrest except by decision of a court or with the […]


Successful First UCBA Event of 2015

The first official UCBA event for 2015 took place at the Albany Club in Toronto on Thursday, February 26. A fantastic turnout of more than 60 lawyers and law students (out of our total UCBA membership of almost 110 lawyers and law students) filled the historic main dining room. The theme of the evening was […]


Solidarity with Nadiya Savchenko Hunger Strike

The World Federation of Ukrainian Women’s Organizations calls upon women around the world to unite in support of Nadiya Savchenko on March 8 – International Women’s Day – by joining Nadiya Savchenko in her hunger strike for one day. In June 2014, Nadiya Savchenko, a Ukrainian military pilot and former officer of the Ukrainian army, […]