An article published by Canadian Lawyer magazine drew the ire of the legal community this weekend for what is being called an intellectually dishonest and bigoted argument.
The opinion piece was written by Shahdin Farsai, a commercial litigation lawyer. In it, Farsai argued that a directive by the BC Supreme and Provincial courts, requiring lawyers and other parties to state their preferred gender pronouns at the beginning of court proceedings, was “compelled speech.”
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