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Resources for Self-Represented Litigants

By Melanie Hodges Neufeld

The National Self-Represented Litigants Project (NSRLP) has just released a useful list of resources for self-represented litigants in Saskatchewan. It includes information and links to various agencies (including the Law Society Library), as well as locations for in-person and online assistance. 17 more words

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ONTARIO COURT OF APPEAL SUMMARIES (MAY 19 - 22, 2015)

Hello everyone. Below are summaries of this week’s Ontario Court of Appeal decisions. Topics covered include investigative receivership orders, reconsideration of a denied leave to appeal, summary judgment, extension of time to appeal, mortgages, and contract interpretation. 3,690 more words

First for Self-represented Litigants in Saskatchewan - The Lawyers Weekly

By Alan Kilpatrick

The April 24th, 2015 issue of The Lawyers Weekly highlights an important step forward for self-represented litigants in Saskatchewan.  Members of the Law Society of Saskatchewan access the online edition of… 247 more words

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Free public seminar on self-representation and vexatious litigation

Professor Tania Sourdin and I will be giving a free public seminar on self-represented litigants and vexatious proceedings on Thursday 25 June at 6pm at… 12 more words

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The CanLII Primer - Legal Research Principles and CanLII Navigation for Self-Represented Litigants

By Alan Kilpatrick

The National Self-Represented Litigants Project (NSRLP) has just developed an amazing new resource for self-represented litigants (SRLs) called, The CanLII Primer.  Are you familiar with the NSRLP? 368 more words

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Courthouse massages raise awareness of stress faced by self-represented litigants

Down the hall from the row of courtrooms where parents fight for custody of their children appeared an unusual oasis of calm Friday.

Students from the Canadian College of Health Science and Technology assembled in a meeting room on the fifth floor of Ontario court to offer free massages. 661 more words

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Why Access to Justice Matters

If you took a poll of people on the street and asked them if access to justice was important, the overwhelming majority would probably say yes. 1,356 more words

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