News Release “Advocates Celebrate “Important win” Following the Striking Down of Inhumane Dry Cell Law in Nova Scotia”11/12/2021
Today, a Nova Scotia supreme court judge struck down the law that permits the use of dry celling, finding that it breaches section 15 of the Charter.
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