Dionne Schulze is a law firm providing legal advice and representation in both litigation and negotiations. We work mainly in the field of Aboriginal law. read more
We are bilingual, trained in both common law and Quebec civil law, and have experience before the courts at all levels. read more
“The federal government has until Feb. 3 to abide by a Quebec Superior Court ruling ordering it to amend discriminatory clauses in the Indian Act. If the government can’t meet the deadline, the ruling will invalidate entire sections of the law, making it practically impossible to register status Indians in the province”, Montreal Gazette, January 6, […]
“Another court decision is forcing the federal government to amend the Indian Act. The Descheneaux decision means that sex based inequities in registration under the Indian Act must be eliminated”, APTN National News, December 7, 2016 http://aptn.ca/news/2016/12/07/indian-act-continues-to-fuel-conflict-infocus/
“The courts had no right to order compensation for a former altar boy, who was denied payment despite being raped by a priest at an Indian residential school, the federal government argues. M.F.’s lawyer David Schulze disputes the notion that allowing the decision to stand would open the floodgates to judicial reviews of settled claims”, National […]
Video: The federal government is pushing through with a plan to revamp parts of the Indian Act. This comes following an order made by the Québec Superior court. It’s known as the Descheneaux case. But the plaintiff isn’t happy with how things are turning out.