Written by Emily Palmer This is a 2 part series about improving access to justice for artists, creatives, and arts and cultural organizations who do not have a lawyer or cannot afford legal services in Manitoba. In Part 1 we look at the problem. In Part 2 we look at
Written by Tasha Ellis, articling student at Robson Hall Supreme Court Justice Karakatsanis, as Chair of the Action Committee on Access to Justice in Civil and Family Matters, is calling all young legal professionals and law students to complete a short survey to understand your views and experiences around A2J.
Written by Guy Jourdain LES TRIBUNAUX JUDICIAIRES MANITOBAINS INNOVENT POUR MIEUX SOULIGNER LA VALEUR ÉGALE DES VERSIONS FRANÇAISE ET ANGLAISE DES TEXTES LÉGISLATIFS BILINGUES Les tribunaux judiciaires du Manitoba ont récemment adopté des mesures exigeant que les mémoires et les cahiers déposés par les parties à une instance présentent à
New position to coordinate Access to Justice Advisory Network resource and advise clinical programs The Faculty of law is pleased to announce that Natasha Brown [BEd/2001; LLB/2005], former Manitoba Access to Justice Coordinator at the Law Society of Manitoba, will be joining the Faculty of Law as the Director of Access
Promoted Event by the Faculty of Law The Faculty of Law is pleased to host this special event at the Law Society Building on Tuesday, Feb. 28, 12 – 1:00 pm in-person. This event will not be recorded. Attendance at this event may be eligible for CPD hours. Light refreshments will
Written by Eric Epp Justice delayed is justice denied. This maxim may be all too familiar for thousands of travelers who have filed complaints with the Canadian Transportation Agency (CTA). The CTA is the administrative body tasked with adjudicating complaints surrounding air travel in Canada between airlines and travelers, in
Written by Mary Troszko, Executive Director of Community Legal Education Association Our Winter Webinar Series will be starting in February. We have also arranged a presentation on Wills in partnership with the Winnipeg Public Library. The other topics are: Technology Assisted Violence and Teen Dating, Employment Law, and Copyright Law.
Written by Gerard Kennedy and Eric Epp The Manitoba Court of Appeal Act has imposed a leave requirement to appeal an interlocutory order made in the Court of King’s Bench as of January 2022. This change hopefully discourages unnecessary litigation by restricting appeals to instances that address an action’s merits,
Written by Rebecca Penner- Robson Hall 2L student Access to Justice (A2J) has been widely recognized as an issue of growing importance in Canadian society. It is a multi-faceted problem, characterized by a need to keep courts and tribunals operating efficiently so that cases can be heard in a timely
Written by the Clinique Juridique Franco-Justice (CJFJ): Black History Conference- Reckoning with Racism For this year’s Black History Month, the CJFJ will host a conference on February 15, 2023 at 5:30 pm CT with Professor Constance Blackhouse. The views and opinions expressed in the blogs are