Elizabeth Grace says her most vulnerable sexual abuse clients are receiving ‘second-rate’ compensation after enduring difficult and intrusive legal processes.
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Sexual abuse lawyer, Elizabeth Grace, provides her thoughts on improving the processing of sexual assault claims in an opinion piece written for Canadian Lawyer magazine.
Ralph Rowe, an Anglican priest and Scouts Canada leader who was convicted of sexually abusing nearly 60 First Nations boys in remote communities over almost two decades, is probably Canada’s worst pedophile, says lawyer Elizabeth Grace. And yet, the “compelling and tragic” story of the harm caused by Ralph Rowe has received little attention compared to high-profile […]
Civil sexual assault litigation will be less cumbersome and costly to plaintiffs now the Ontario government has passed Bill 132 lawyers say. Elizabeth Grace, a partner at Lerners LLP, said the bill broadens the “no limitation rule” to other forms of sexual misconduct. The old system didn’t catch abuse over the Internet, such as children […]
It’s time for Ontario to re-establish itself as a Canadian leader in the advancement of the rights of sexual violence and harassment victims with a goal of creating an environment that’s more safe, fair and understanding for current and future generations, Toronto lawyer Elizabeth Grace recently told the province’s Select Committee on Sexual Violence and Harassment. Grace […]
Emerging female lawyers can use the “power, privilege and voice” of their legal training to bring greater awareness and legal responsiveness to the area of sexual or domestic violence and abuse, says Toronto personal injury and health lawyer Elizabeth Grace. “Legal change can and does happen in a way that makes a positive difference in the lives of […]