Focus online: Seeking justice for all


Chiara Fish, a third-year student at the Faculty, shares her experiences working as a human rights intern in Iqaluit, from helping with legal research to representing clients during bail hearings.

By Mark Ordonselli

A teenage Inuk boy awaits his bail hearing in a cell in Iqaluit, Nunavut.  "He's there because he assaulted his girlfriend, and he's bawling," says third-year McGill Law student Chiara Fish.

"He may not understand what he's done wrong, because he's grown up in a house with so much violence, and we're putting him in jail..." Continue reading...