Vancouver, B.C. – The BC Civil Liberties Association (BCCLA) will appear in the BC Court of Appeal on Thursday, January 21 and Friday, January 22, 2010, to intervene on behalf of Sex Workers United Against Violence (SWUAV). SWUAV is challenging the constitutionality of Canada’s laws against prostitution. SWAV is appealing a BC Supreme Court decision that they do not have legal standing to bring their case forward.
What: Sex workers appeal to BC Court of Appeal
Where: BC Court of Appeal, 800 Hornby Street
When: January 21 and 22, 2010; 10 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Who: Jason Gratl represents BCCLA
Grace Pastine, Litigation Director, 604-630-9751, email@example.com