Amnesty International Canada and British Columbia Civil Liberties Association v. Chief of the Defence Staff for the Canadian Forces, Minister of National Defence and Attorney General of CanadaPosted March 4, 2016
(2008), FCA 401 (Fed. C.A.); In this case, the Federal Court of Appeal considered whether the Charter of Rights and Freedoms applies to the detention of non-Canadians by Canadian Forces in Afghanistan, or to the transfer of those individuals to Afghan authorities, particularly where torture is reasonably anticipated. Lerners acted on a pro bono basis for the intervener, Canadian Civil Liberties Association.