Gun Control in Canada with Solomon Friedman (January 19th, 2012 – 6pm)
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The Firearms Association of Carleton University invites you to attend the second event of our lecture series “Firearms in Canada: A Critical Review”.
- Solomon Friedman
This will be the second in a series of speaking and discussion events to examine the role of firearms in the Canadian context, and the role they will and should play in the future.
At this event we will be joined by Solomon Friedman who will discuss Gun control in Canada from the perspective of a criminal defence lawyer – How the laws target the law-abiding and fail to address the true causes of crime.
There will be a short talk, followed by discussion with the audience, some refreshments will be provided.
More Information about Solomon:
Solomon Friedman is a criminal defence lawyer practising in Ottawa and Eastern Ontario. He is an associate with the prominent Ottawa firm Edelson Clifford D’Angelo.
Aside from his comprehensive criminal law practice, Solomon focuses on firearms law, particularly on issues confronting otherwise law-abiding gun owners, such as safe storage, registration, transportation, seizures and public safety warrants. He created and maintains the website www.firearmslaw.ca.
Solomon attended the University of Ottawa, Faculty of Common Law, where he graduated magna cum laude. Upon graduation, he was selected to clerk at the Supreme Court of Canada for the Honourable Mr. Justice Morris Fish. He is called to the Bar of Ontario.
Solomon represents his clients at trial before the Ontario Court of Justice and the Ontario Superior Court of Justice.
Solomon writes widely on topics related to criminal law and firearms law. He appears often in the media – print, television and radio – to discuss high-profile cases and new developments in the law. His opinion and feature articles have appeared in newspapers across the country, including the National Post, the Montreal Gazette and the Ottawa Citizen. He is a regular contributor to the Citizen’s bi-weekly column on legal rights and criminal law, entitled “Right to Know.”