The Globe and Mail ran an article on Mercedes’ successful constitutional challenge to Ontario’s Mental Health Act in the case of a deaf man detained in a psychiatric facility for more than two decades.  Read the full story here. […]

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Mercedes was quoted in a Toronto Star article detailing a “landmark” successful Charter challenge to the Mental Health Act.  Mercedes represented the appellant P.S. in the precedent setting case before the Ontario Court of Appeal of a deaf man detained for almost two decades at the Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care.  The Court of […]

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Mercedes was successful before the Court of Appeal for Ontario in a precedent setting constitutional challenge to Ontario’s Mental Health Act.  Mercedes represented a deaf man who had been detained at the maximum secure unit of the Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care for almost two decades. In the case of PS, a five-judge panel […]

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