Access to Justice Week Roundup

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By Brea Lowenberger
Access To Justice Coordinator, University of Saskatchewan, College of Law

a2jweekThis marks the end of Saskatchewan’s 1st Access to Justice Week!  See below to view all of the week’s posts and highlights, read about the week’s contributors, and for an invitation to continue the conversation.

Posts and Highlights from Saskatchewan’s 1st Access to Justice Week

Pre-Week Posts

Saskatchewan Access to Justice Week Announcement

Upcoming Access to Justice Week Events

Access to Justice Week Highlight – Access to Justice in Civil and Family Law

Tuesday, October 18: A Spotlight on Saskatchewan Access to Justice Initiatives – Launch of Awareness Campaign

Day 1:  Saskatchewan Access to Justice Week – Official Launch

Highlights from Day 1 of Access to Justice Week

Wednesday, October 19: A Spotlight on Creating Your Career in the 21st Century: A Panel on Emerging Career Opportunities and New Ways to Practice Law

Day 2:  Access to Justice Week Highlight – Do Law Differently

Highlights from Day 2 of Access to Justice Week

Thursday, October 20: A Spotlight on Access to Justice Champions: A Volunteer Appreciation Event

Day 3:  Access to Justice Week Highlight – Pro Bono and PLEA

Highlights from Day 3 of Access to Justice Week

Friday, October 21: A Spotlight on Rural and Remote Access to Justice: Law Student Rural Law Firm Tour and Supports for Practitioners, and Legal Information for Newcomers: Launch of PLEA’s Newcomer Website

Day 4:  Access to Justice Week Highlight – Rural and Remote Access to Justice and A2J for Newcomers

Highlights from Day 4 of Access to Justice Week – Rural and Remote Access to Justice and  A2J for Newcomers – PLEA

Monday, October 24: A Spotlight on Engaging the Public in Imagining Access to Justice Solutions: Launch of Architects of Justice Program

Day 5:  Access to Justice Week Highlight – Putting the Public First in A2J Initiatives

Highlights from Day 5 of Access to Justice Week

Tuesday, October 25: A Spotlight on the Future of Access to Justice: “Movement on Access to Justice or An Access to Justice Movement? Where Access to Justice in Civil and Family Matters Goes from Here”, featuring The Honourable Mr. Justice Cromwell

Day 6:  Access to Justice Week Highlight – National Focus on A2J Initiatives

Highlights from Final Day of Access to Justice Week – Justice research centre established at the U of S

Contributors

Also, thank you to the week’s contributors and participants!  Contributors included the: College of Law, University of Saskatchewan; Ministry of Justice, Government of Saskatchewan; Saskatchewan Court of Appeal; Saskatchewan Court of Queen’s Bench; Saskatchewan Provincial Court; Law Society of Saskatchewan; Canadian Bar Association – Saskatchewan Branch; Public Legal Education Association of Saskatchewan; Pro Bono Law Saskatchewan; Pro Bono Students Canada – Saskatchewan Chapter; CLASSIC (Community Legal Assistance Services for Saskatoon’s Inner-City Inc.); The Saskatchewan French-Speaking Jurists Association; Just Rights Law Student Group; Small Urban and Rural Student Committee; and other members of the Saskatchewan legal community and general public.

An Invitation to Continue the Conversation

We want to hear from you! Share your highlights from Saskatchewan’s 1st Access to Justice Week and access to justice ideas, work, announcements, photos, reports on social media using the hashtag #SKA2J2016.

Missed our launch of the Architects of Justice program, but have ideas about how to improve access to justice in Saskatchewan?  Participate as an Architect of Justice here, up until November 24, 2016.

Have ideas for the next Access to Justice Week?  Contact Brea Lowenberger, Access to Justice Coordinator.

 

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