If you ever end up in court, chances are it’s for something pretty important.
Maybe someone owes you money that you need to pay the bills. 508 more words
Believe it or not there is a streak of altruism that runs through the legal profession. I would venture to suggest that the majority of lawyers were originally attracted to the profession, at least in part, by idealistic notions of working to make the world a better place, whether by advocating against injustice, defending the innocent. 257 more words
Mr Justice Bodey’s comments highlight judiciary’s dismay about MoJ’s slow progress reviewing effects of Legal Aid Act
Mr Justice Bodey said he had sometimes had to cross-examine witnesses on litigants’ behalf. 645 more words
Word is getting out about our Legal Assist pilots in Hawaii and Alaska. Watch our recent coverage on Hawaii’s KHON2 where Microsoft’s Dave Heiner explains how the portal will help people in Hawaii who are looking for assistance with their legal issues. 12 more words
Alberta Justice officials say an up-front fee from $25 to $150 for legal-aid clients has been the victim of misperceptions.