PLE Learning Exchange's top tip for this week: Have a legal expert review your information

To ensure that it is up to date and reliable, legal information must be written or reviewed by a legal expert with knowledge and experience relating to the area of law.

Posted:
May 17, 2018
Article source:
PLE Learning Exchange Ontario

June 13: Save the date - PLE Community of Practice conference call

When: Wednesday, June 13, 2018, 12 p.m. - 1 p.m. ET

Where: Online

You're invited to join the PLE Community of Practice at noon on June 13 to hear from the Access to Justice Lab at Harvard Law School about the unique research they're conducting.

Posted:
May 14, 2018
Article source:
PLE Learning Exchange Ontario

PLE Learning Exchange's top tip for this week: Does your information have a date?

Users need to know the date the information was last reviewed by a qualified legal expert ('legal currency date') to help them assess whether the information is up to date and reliable.

Posted:
May 10, 2018
Article source:
PLE Learning Exchange Ontario

Guidelines for Better Legal Information

The PLE Learning Exchange Ontario presents guidelines that offer practical tips for creating and maintaining high-quality legal information in print or on the web.

Posted:
April 27, 2018
Article source:
PLE Learning Exchange Ontario

April 9 through June 3, 2018: Building Skills in Legal Information and Referral online course

If your customers ask for help with legal questions, this is an 8-week online course developed by Community Legal Education Ontario and the Ontario Library Association.

Posted:
February 26, 2018
Article source:
Ontario Library Association (OLA)

Recent changes to nonprofit law

A new law, Bill 154, the Cutting Unnecessary Red Tape Act, 2017 is changing parts of Ontario's Corporations Act (OCA) and the future Not-For-Profit Corporations Act (ONCA). 

Posted:
January 04, 2018
Article source:
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)

How do I know if I can rely on the legal information I find?

There's a lot of legal information available online - so much that sometimes it can be hard to tell what you can rely on. Here are four clues that can help you when searching for online legal information. 

Posted:
January 04, 2018
Article source:
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)

Do you know when your client's problem is legal?

Figuring out if your client has a legal problem, or an issue that could turn into a legal problem, is important because it can help them take action or avoid more serious problems.

Posted:
December 07, 2017
Article source:
PLE Learning Exchange Ontario

Cumulative Action: How NOT to reinvent wheels

Creators of legal information sometimes create new materials, workshops, or teaching techniques, when there is already perfectly good stuff out there, even within their own organization. 

Posted:
December 01, 2017
Article source:
PLE Learning Exchange Ontario

October 23: Access to Justice Innovation

When: Monday, October 23, 2017, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Where: Barristers' Lounge, Law Society of Upper Canada, 130 Queen Street West, Toronto

This half-day program kicks off Access to Justice Week by profiling innovative, community driven work from across the justice sector.

Posted:
October 04, 2017
Article source:
The Action Group on Access to Justice (TAG)