The Pivot Blog
Pivot Legal Society's Board Chair, Stephen Mussell, is interviewed about the difference between Indigenous law and Aboriginal law.
Last week, the Supreme Court of Canada delivered a unanimous decision on R v Zora; a case about bail breaches in which Pivot intervened with help from Vancouver-based criminal defence lawyer David Fai.
Pivot Legal Society calls for an end to prolific anti-Black and anti-Indigenous policing practices in BC, and call for the enactment of recommendations.
Non-Black and non-Indigenous legal practitioners must work to understand calls from Black and Indigenous people to defund police and redistribute these vital funds to community and peer-led health and safety programming.
BC government’s rapid and enforcement-based decampment plan for Oppenheimer Park, Topaz Park, and the Pandora Avenue Corridor is creating a level of harm that is preventable. Read Pivot's letter and the statements from the ground.
Pivot joins the call to immediately decriminalize the possession of illicit drugs in response to the twin crises of opioid overdoses and the COVID-19 pandemic.
Our fight continues after an Ontario Court reaches a disappointing decision on prison-based needle exchange programs.
Pivot Legal Society joins advocates and members of the Yukon bar to call for the suspension of a residential housing program within the Whitehorse Correctional Centre.