On April 21st, 2016, our Litigation Director Raji Mangat spoke with the Vancouver Island Mental Health Society and People First Radio about West Coast LEAF’s successful intervention in Lloyd v R. This┬ácase resulted in certain mandatory minimum sentences for drug offenses being struck down as unconstitutional by the Supreme Court of Canada.

Stream the interview to learn more about West Coast LEAF’s analysis of the disproportionate harms to women caused by mandatory minimum sentencing and the need for greater substantive equality in our criminal justice system.