Prostitution ‘not a constitutionally-protected right,’ Crown argues in landmark case

13 Jun 2011 Prostitution ‘not a constitutionally-protected right,’ Crown argues in landmark case

Globe and Mail, June 13 2011: An Ontario judge who struck down the prostitution laws last year erroneously allowed herself to be drawn into a policy debate that belongs exclusively in Parliament, a federal lawyer argued in the Ontario Court of Appeal this morning. Opening a landmark, five-day appeal, Crown counsel Michael Morris insisted that prostitution is an economic choice that sex workers make knowing that it is inherently unsafe. Keep reading


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