Current Trends In Technology For The Provision of Legal Information

Print This Post Print This Post

We live in a world where communication happens instantaneously and copious amounts of real and false information can be spread rapidly to a large number of people. Information has become so abundant that those who aren’t well-versed researchers can easily be overwhelmed and have difficulty determining what information is useful to them, as well as […]

Exploring New Frontiers for the Delivery of Legal Services in Canada

Print This Post Print This Post

A brush with the judicial system in any capacity is not a pleasant experience for most people. Even those who succeed in a court usually do not walk out happy. But if you are amongst the increasing number of people who simply cannot afford to pay for legal services, the experience with the judicial system […]

Improving Access to Justice: Technological Innovations

Print This Post Print This Post

Last December, I received a Jury Summons in the mail. I completed the required form, took a picture of it with my cell phone, and then emailed the image back to the address provided. It took me about five minutes to do that. Almost immediately I got a return email confirming receipt of my form […]

The Work of the National Judicial Institute

Print This Post Print This Post

The Right Honourable Beverly McLachlin, P.C., Chief Justice of Canada and the Chair of the Board of Governors of the National Judicial Institute said about judicial education: As the landscape of judges becomes ever more complex through technological, environmental and socioeconomic changes, judges require a firm dedication to lifelong learning. The National Judicial Institute (NJI) […]

Scrutinizing the Bench: Judicial Appointments in Canada and England and Wales

Print This Post Print This Post

When judges are sworn in to judicial office in Canada and England and Wales, they recite a common oath of office. A judge promises “to do right to all manner of people after the laws and usages of this realm, without fear or favour, affection or ill will.” Alluded to in this shared oath is […]

A Publication of CPLEA