Architects of Justice: Exploring Access to Justice in Ontario
Architects of Justice Podcast: Episode 3: Going Solo
Navigating the Justice System as a Self-Represented Litigant The number of people representing themselves, without a lawyer or paralegal, is growing every day. In this episode we learn about what it is like to navigate a complex system on your own. We hear from a self-represented litigant and access to justice advocates who discuss how the self-rep experience is changing the legal system in Ontario. • Sylvia Green Self-Represented Litigant • Brian Houghton Litigations Projects Manager, Pro...
Architects of Justice Podcast: Episode 2: Cindy Blackstock
Overrepresentation of Indigenous Children in Care Today more Indigenous children are in the child welfare system than at the height of residential schools. In this episode we speak with Indigenous child welfare advocate Cindy Blackstock about the decade long battle against Canada’s discrimination against First Nations children. You will also hear excerpts from Cindy’s keynote address at Connect, Create, Communicate: Public Legal Education and the Access to Justice Movement. · Cindy...
Architects of Justice Podcast: Trailer
Architects of Justice: Exploring Access to Justice in Ontario is a podcast that explores how people are finding new ways to improve access to justice. By bringing together multiple perspectives including users, community workers, students, and legal professionals, our goal is to spotlight different conversations about how we can make a more effective justice system. Listen to episodes on the TAG website or subscribe on iTunes. • TAG Website: www.theactiongroup.ca • iTunes:...
Architects of Justice Podcast Episode 1: Law A La Carte
How Unbundled Legal Services are Addressing Affordability and Access Unbundled legal services are when a legal professional takes on some aspects of your case. Together you determine what they should handle and what you can do on your own. Unbundling is about affordability but it is also about shifting the relationship between a client and a legal professional. In this episode we follow a lawyer who has based her practice around this approach. • Renatta Austin Lawyer and Notary Public •...