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Posts filed under: Victims Rights

Phillip Millar Tackles Sexual Assault at CBA Military Conference

On June 2, 2016, the annual Canadian Bar Association’s Military Law Conference was held in Ottawa. Phillip Millar gave a presentation in which he addressed several critical issues regarding the handling of sexual assault cases. Chief among his recommendations was how...
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Millars Law Fights Discrimination Against Medical Marijuana Users

  In light of recent cases of discrimination against Medical Marijuana patients, Millars Law offers representation to all Ontario Medical Marijuana patients who risk the loss or suspension of their Driver’s License and/or work related discrimination. Last week, Millars Law...
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Elder Abuse on the Rise in Ontario

By Phillip Millar, Founder of Millars Law Recently, I was featured on a radio program discussing a case of elder abuse in a long-term care facility in London, Ont. One of my principal reasons for participating in the program was...
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Military Punishes Sexual Assault Victims

A recent CNN Expose detailed just how prevalent sexual assault remains in the U.S. military and more specifically, the despicable manner with which complaints are treated. As the report indicates, complaints by victims are often ignored or silenced.  However, this...
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Pastime or Potential Trauma?

By Melissa Scott  Hockey is Canada’s sport, a national pastime that lives in our minds as an idyllic Norman Rockwell like landscape. We picture a father and son skating on a lake rink, engaging in some friendly hockey practice or...
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Bullying in Sports

By Phillip Millar Anyone in sports knows that the competitive environment surrounding sports promotes intense competition. And every one of us has experienced the overzealous parent pushing boundaries in their support for the team or their child.   Isn’t it...
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Survivor Support and Gender Issues

By Phillip Millar Far be it for me to proclaim expertise on gender issues. There are whole university departments dedicated to studying gender issues. But as a professional dealing with survivors of sexual abuse I can’t help but notice how...
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What Victims of Sexual Assault Can Learn From the Jian Ghomeshi Trial

By Phillip Millar In watching the recent developments in the trial of former CBC radio presenter, Jian Ghomeshi, I have drawn up some lessons that I feel are valuable for anyone seeking to take their perpetrators to trial. VICTIMS TAKE...
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