News in Legal System
The Toronto Star's Carol Goar discusses the new study that provides an eye-opening profile of people who represent themselves in court.
This report is a study of issues that women in domestic abuse situations encounter as they navigate the Peterborough Family Court.
A new report finds that many people can't afford to get a lawyer, but don't qualify for Legal Aid.
These authors present their concerns about the plans discussed in LAO vice president David McKillop's Law Times article in which he defends LAO's changes to its refugee services.
Date Thursday, May 23, 2013
Time 4 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Place Solarium, Faculty of Law, University of Toronto
This event will explore ideas and start a conversation about how the legal community in Canada might follow some U.S. lessons in positioning lawyers as healers.
UWindsor study highlights plight of self‐represented litigants: Many report humiliation and red‐tape
Individuals who represent themselves in court find the process far more complex and overwhelming than they ever imagined, says a new report by the National Self‐Represented Litigants (SRL) Project.
Fixing Canada's justice system has to come from a sustained collaboration at the grassroots level, one of the country's top jurists says.
Key features of the Ontario budget include social assistance funding and funding for legal aid.
The integrity of Canada's electoral process is at "serious risk" due to rampant procedural errors made by polling officials, a report commissioned by Elections Canada says.
There are still spaces available for the PLEI Connect web lab on "Writing for the Web and Search Engine Optimization". A recorded version of the webinar on this topic is now available online. Register for the web lab so we can take our learning and find out how to put it into practice. The web lab is set for Thursday May 2nd at 9:30 AM PDT / 12:30 PM EDT and will last approximately one hour. To register please go to https://clbc.webex.com.