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Access to Justice in Canada

In 2011, Canada was ranked 9 among 12 North American and European countries in an analysis of access to justice. Increasingly, the gap between who qualifies for legal aid and who can afford legal advice and representation widens.

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Parlato turns down plea deal, pleads not guilty

By Staff, The Niagara Falls Reporter 

Niagara Falls Reporter Publisher and Editor in Chief, Frank Parlato Jr., is fulfilling an unusual – if not unique – role. 2,978 more words

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Parlato's strength as journalist will help defense

By Tony Farina, The Niagara Falls Reporter

Long-time businessman Frank Parlato, 60, joined the Fourth Estate later in life but he has definitely made his mark in his relatively brief time as a newspaper publisher, editor, and reporter. 657 more words

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Justice Seekers

International Justice Mission’s work in Cambodian; freeing sex slaves, working for justice in the courts, training local police in joint missions, and  working to end violence. 11 more words

Men caught fly-tipping waste in Dore fined over £1,000

Two men found guilty of fly-tipping in Dore have been fined over £1,000.

David Kelly, 66, and John Bramhall, 64, dumped waste near Baslow Road (pictured) in a field owned by Bramhall in October. 284 more words


U.S. Supreme Court associate justice temporarily blocks Native Hawaiian vote count

No counting the votes and no announcing the winners — on Friday, associate justice Anthony Kennedy of the U.S. Supreme Court temporarily blocked a vote by native Hawaiians from moving forward. 367 more words