A recent Supreme Court decision clarifies Canadian courts' discretion in granting standing to public interest groups to pursue litigation aimed at protecting the rights of vulnerable groups in Canada.
The F Word
Feminist legal successes and the continued need for systemic and attitudinal change.
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The aboriginal law conference brought together three experts on aboriginal culture and law to discuss how to go about respecting aboriginal culture in the courtroom.
The first-ever Twitter Moot will examine the impact of social media on the justice system.
The Supreme Court of Canada's Chief Justice, Beverly McLachlan, raised many virtual eyebrows on January 31 when she expressed concern about the impacts of social media on Canada's justice system.
The Conservative government's recent actions on marriage equality for same-sex couples demonstrate how they have been systematically attempting to chip away at the rights of the LGBTQ community.
Canada's federal Department of Justice has made a conscious decision to intervene in a case that challenges the validity of thousands of marriages.
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.
The Canadian Wheat Board fiasco: Is Canada governed by the rule of law or by the laws acceptable to the party in power? It is the difference between democracy and authoritarianism.
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Women's Legal Education and Action Fund's Director of Litigation Joanna Birenbaum explains why the case of N.S. v. R. is central to the conversation of access to justice for sexual assault survivors.