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Khadr settlement up for debate by the OBA Foundation

Friday, December 01, 2017 @ 1:32 PM | By Carolyn Gruske

When the federal government settled a civil lawsuit with Omar Khadr over the violation of his rights under the Charter and awarded him $10.5 million in compensation, public opinion was split over the action.

James Morton, Morton BarristersAs for legal opinions about the case, it seems they also remain split.

The Khadr settlement was the topic of the 2017 OBA Foundation debate. The charitable arm of the Ontario Bar Association, held the event in Fasken’s downtown Toronto office. Approximately 100 people attended in person and an...