The Black Legal Action Centre (BLAC), along with the Canadian Association of Black Lawyers (CABL), are jointly intervening in a case (R. v. Morris) before the Court of Appeal for Ontario on February 11, 2021.

In R. v. Morris, the Court of Appeal for Ontario will consider the appropriate manner in which systemic and background factors should be treated when sentencing a Black person.

Read more here.

The BLAC/CABL intervener factum can be found here.

If you would like to observe the appeal on February 11, 2021, the Zoom link will be posted on the Court of Appeal for Ontario’s website, specifically on the online hearings list later this week.