Group aims to overturn laws on prostitution

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Thursday, May 28, 2009

Irwin Loy

A group that wants to challenge the constitutionality of prostitution laws is hoping a hand from legal groups will bolster its argument.

The B.C. Civil Liberties Association, the Trial Lawyers Association of B.C. and West Coast LEAF, a legal group advocating for women’s equality, have all been granted the right to intervene in a pending appeal aimed at overturning a 2008 decision denying a group of sex-trade workers a chance at arguing against prostitution laws. Continue reading

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