For better or for worse, Kingston, Ontario, is the prison capital of Canada. As a lawyer whose practice has always been based in Kingston, Leslie Morley has represented the interests of prisoners for more than 30 years. Leslie is the founding President of the Ontario Prison Lawyers Association and of the revived Canadian Prison Law Association. A long-time member of the Prison Law Advisory Committee of Legal Aid Ontario, he has also long been a member of the Area Committee for the Durham-Frontenac Region.
If you are looking for a prisoners' rights barrister in Kingston, particularly if the inmate concerned has immigration issues, contact us online or at 613‑542‑2192. The services provided by Leslie H. Morley, under the banner of Morley Law Office in Kingston, include administrative advocacy and representation at parole hearings. As an immigration lawyer, Leslie can also assist with the immigration issues of those in prison.
Advocacy, Information and Advice
Incarcerated people are subject to a distinct set of rules imposed on them by law and the policies of the correctional institution where they reside. Prisoners, however, do have important legal rights in Canada. Leslie H. Morley has represented prisoners at parole hearings and has helped them resolve their disputes with the authorities within the prison system. He has also helped families who have had difficulty accessing their loved ones in prison. Further, he has assisted those in prison abroad to return to Canada pursuant to treaty and to the terms of the International Transfer of Offenders Act.
When lawyers require communication with and access to their client but face barriers due to distance or the regulations of the institution, Leslie H. Morley can assist with having affidavits sworn and documents signed.