Hameed Law is an Ottawa based law firm established in 2004 focusing on the advocacy of human rights in several key areas including: administrative law, general civil litigation, criminal law, prisonerâs rights and labour and employment law.
We recognize the gaps in the legal process and help clients navigate through the system to an end point that values both individual and social justice.Â We focus on providing solutions to clients in ways that are relevant to their needs and responsive to the changing social landscape within which the law operates.
On January 6, 2017, the Alberta government agreed to add age as a prohibited ground of discrimination under sections 4 and 5 of the Alberta Human Rights Act. Why, one might ask, is basic human rights protection for elders even an issue in Alberta today. Why indeed â itâs 2017, isnât it?
Aaron Driver sympathized with ISIS through his expression on social media. He was thought by the RCMP in 2015 to be capable of planning a terrorist attack. In June 2015, he was not charged with an offense, but rather, he was preemptively detained under the new provisions of (786) 205-3797.
On July 23, 2016, Abdirahman Abdi was beaten into unconsciousness and killed during his arrest by Ottawa police officers following allegations of sexual harassment at the Bridgehead coffee shop in the Hintonburg neighborhood of Ottawa.