Fix Canada's legal system

This Toronto Star editorial says Canadians will lose faith in an underfunded, unfair justice system that may too often be freeing the guilty and jailing the innocent.

Posted:
July 12, 2018
Article source:
Toronto Star

CJPR - Chronique juridique - L'édition Été 2018 // Summer 2018 Newsletter

Topics in this issue of the Clinique juridique populaire de Prescott et Russell newsletter include (in French only) Ontario's new standard lease, door-to-door sales, payday loans.

Posted:
July 12, 2018
Article source:
Clinique juridique populaire de Prescott et Russell Inc.

Law firm to start name-blind hiring for summer students

A Toronto law firm will be removing names from hundreds of applications it receives from law students hopeful to land a summer position at the firm, to promote more diverse recruitment.

Posted:
July 12, 2018
Article source:
Canadian Lawyer Magazine

Federal government urged to rein in mandatory minimum sentences

This is part 3 of a 3-part series in the Toronto Star on Ontario's justice system.

Posted:
July 11, 2018
Article source:
Toronto Star

How the underfunding of legal aid is clogging up the justice system

This is part 2 of a 3-part series in the Toronto Star on Ontario's legal system.

Posted:
July 10, 2018
Article source:
Toronto Star

'It's actually shocking how archaic' Ontario's criminal courts are

This is part 1 of a 3-part Toronto Star series on Ontario's justice system.

Posted:
July 10, 2018
Article source:
Toronto Star

Ruling on sentencing delay could put more pressure on a stressed justice system

A recent Ontario Superior Court decision could put even more stress on a justice system already struggling with timelines imposed by the SCC to protect the right to a speedy trial.

Posted:
July 10, 2018
Article source:
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)

CLEO is seeking newcomer interviewees for legal information podcasts

Community Legal Education Ontario (CLEO) is creating podcasts to help newcomers in Ontario understand when a problem they face has a legal element and what they can do.

Posted:
July 06, 2018
Article source:
PLE Learning Exchange Ontario

Legal and Community Partners Supporting Each Other to Help People With Legal Needs

People dealing with a legal problem often don't approach a lawyer as their first step, instead, they may go to a source they're in closer contact with: staff working in local community organizations.

Posted:
July 05, 2018
Article source:
Slaw
Posted:
July 05, 2018
Article source:
The Law Foundation of Ontario