First United Church

legal advocacyThe OTW Authorized Committee’s mission includes schooling, help, and advocacy. To work in direction of ensuring that the authorized system is accountable to women, by advocating with police, lawyers and others who work throughout the authorized system. We may disclose info when legally compelled to do so, in other words, when we, in good religion, imagine that the regulation requires it or for the protection of our authorized rights.

The advocates then have a set time to current legal arguments and respond to any interjections by the moot judge. The Authorized Advocacy Program is made accessible by means of the support of the Law Foundation of British Columbia. Five amicus briefs representing 70 local, state, nationwide, and international organizations were filed in assist of Ms. G., and in help of dignity, human rights, and the well being of girls and children.

We work with our group-based mostly companions and with our allies in our community of authorized advocates to identify alternatives for changes to laws and insurance policies that can help advance group priorities and build extra just societies.

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