Mercedes Perez publishes paper on Charter rights of psychiatric detainees

Mercedes Perez co-authored a paper with lawyers Tess Sheldon and Karen Spector analyzing the Charter’s liberty and equality protections for persons detained in psychiatric facilities.  The paper is titled “Re-Centering Equality:  The Interplay Between Sections 7 and 15 of the Charter in Challenges to Psychiatric Detention” and was published in the March 2016 issue of the National Journal of Constitutional Law.