Huge Victory Against Racial Profiling in Quebec Superior Court

In Rights by poladmin

MONTREAL — The Canadian Civil Liberties Association (“CCLA”), as a party intervening in the case brought by Mr Jean-Chistopher Luamba, wins a constitutional challenge before the Superior Court of Quebec, seeking to put an end to police powers that enable racial profiling.
Racial profiling occurs on a systemic level when an unjustifiable level of scrutiny and differential treatment becomes ingrained into an organization’s culture and operations. Anti-Black racism impacts Black Canadians at every step of the criminal justice system; from policing, to pretrial detention, to sentencing, to prisons.
“Two decades of research have consistently found that Canadian police stop, search, and question Black

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