New online tool helps people fill out divorce forms in Ontario

People who want to apply for a divorce can now get online help to work through the application process and complete the required court forms using CLEO's Guided Pathways to Divorce Forms.

Posted:
September 19, 2018
Article source:
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)

Some law schools are developing tools to improve access to justice

While judges and lawyers wring their hands over the problem, some Canadian law schools are undertaking initiatives to improve access to justice.

Posted:
September 19, 2018
Article source:
University Affairs

400 legal professionals oppose Ontario's use of notwithstanding clause

Family lawyer Will Hutcheson, author of the letter, says the provincial government's use of the clause violates the rights of both the candidates in the election and the citizens of Toronto.

Posted:
September 17, 2018
Article source:
Global News

Campus sexual assault requires complex approach around education, say legal experts

The Barbra Schlifer Commemorative Clinic's Deepa suggests educating people about consent and sexual assault when they are young, in middle schools and high schools.

Posted:
September 17, 2018
Article source:
Canadian Lawyer Magazine

October 25-27: Plain Language in Modern Times Conference, Montreal

Éducaloi is hosting Clarity International's conference on promoting clear legal communication, with experts from around the world.

Posted:
September 13, 2018
Article source:
Éducaloi

Understanding Ontario's civil privacy rights: Reasonable Doubt

The right to privacy is not absolute, and it would be difficult to argue that any person today would have a reasonable expectation of absolute privacy: NOW's Reasonable Doubt column.

Posted:
September 13, 2018
Article source:
NOW

Editorial: Let's be clear on the law about drinking and assault

An Ontario court has said those accused of sexual assault have the right to claim they were too intoxicated to know what they were doing.

Posted:
September 12, 2018
Article source:
Toronto Star

September 18: CLEO's Fall Forum 2018 - register now!

When: Tuesday, September 18, 2018, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Where: The 519, 519 Church Street, Toronto ON M4Y 2C9

Registration closes this week - book your spot now for only $20! We will provide a light breakfast and lunch.

Posted:
September 12, 2018
Article source:
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)

What we know and don't know about Ford's planned use of the notwithstanding clause

Toronto's municipal elections have been thrown into chaos once again after a judge's ruling Monday, then Ford's decision to use the Charter's "notwithstanding" clause.

Posted:
September 12, 2018
Article source:
Toronto Star

Why a judge stopped Ontario's reduction of Toronto city council

Why did Justice Belobaba say the Ontario Progressive Conservative government "clearly crossed the line" when it tried to reduce Toronto's wards to 25 from 47?

Posted:
September 10, 2018
Article source:
The Globe and Mail