Mar 21, 2016

A woman of courage, a tireless Jordanian lawyer

Yusur Al Bahrani
It was the season of hibernation in Amman. If there are warnings about cold weather, people often prefer to stay indoors. Coming from Toronto, the warnings seemed to be a joke for me. But soon, I real
May 27, 2014

Lawyering on the Margins

Lawyers who work with people on the margins of society -- drug users, homeless people and sex workers -- are themselves marginalized within their own professions.
Mar 24, 2014
Photo: flickr/detsang

Will all the ethical lawyers please stand up

Susan Wright
Albertans have witnessed a shocking display of power. Some call it "responsible change" and others call it the abuse of majority power to crush rights of environmentalists and labour unions.
Jan 11, 2012

B.C. trial lawyers start job action

Last week, more than half of the province's 70 courtrooms had no duty counsel, the lawyers who usually represent people for first-time appearances.
Mar 25, 2011

Legal aid an essential public service

Redeye finds out about a recent report making the case that access to our legal system is one of the basic pillars of society along with education, health care and social welfare.
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