CANADIAN CIVIL RIGHTS LAWYER AND ACTIVIST CLAYTON RUBY HAS DIED

Aug 03, 2022

By Christine Ross

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Canadian civil rights lawyer Clayton Ruby has died. He was 80.

His Toronto law firm says he was a dedicated advocate for human rights, a champion of the underdog and a loving friend.

Ruby was involved in several landmark cases in his decades-long career.

He represented Guy Paul Morin who was wrongfully convicted of a murder before being exonerated in 1995 . He also represented former M-P Svend Robinson in a case involving medically assisted death.

Ruby was made a member of the Order of Canada in 2006. He retired over a year ago. He was partner at Ruby Shiller Enenajor DuGiuseppe, a Toronto-based law firm that specializes in criminal, civil, regulatory, and constitutional litigation.

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