Day: January 23, 2018

Access to Justice Bulletin, January 2018

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From the Saskatchewan Access to Justice Working Group

 

Justice innovation lessons of 2017: http://bit.ly/2mVGWVQ.

Congratulations to Beau Atkins of Edge Family Law in Saskatoon on winning the Victor P Dietz, QC memorial Pro Bono Service Award: http://bit.ly/2F4AW3Z.

Ontario paralegals a step closer to offering family law services: http://bit.ly/2DxLj35.

Florida Supreme Court introduces mobile app to help with family law: http://fla.st/2DsIwoy.

U of S law students invited to email cat.bonner@usask.ca to enter College of Law and CREATE Justice Research Poster Competition, an opportunity to increase access to legal information.

B.C.’s trailblazing digital Civil Resolution Tribunal delivering: http://bit.ly/2G7KdcW.

Interview of Professor Katie Sykes by Hon. Thomas Cromwell on law school course, Designing Legal Expert Systems, aimed at improving access to justice: http://bit.ly/2DwBdj5.

Law Society of Saskatchewan’s Legal Sourcery, home of access to justice and other law news, has won Clawbie Best Canadian Law Library Blog Award: http://bit.ly/2DDbYLY.

Association of American Law Schools survey finds law class of 2017 contributed more than $81 million worth of pro bono legal services: http://bit.ly/2Ds68xy.

Bonkalo and House of Commons Reports recommend expanding role of law school clinics to improve access to justice in Canada: http://bit.ly/2Dzcewp.

LawDroid to build first voice-activated US Legal Aid Bot, with access to justice capabilities: http://bit.ly/2n0b41D.

Congratulations to Saskatchewan Access to Justice Working Group members Tim Brown and Evatt Merchant, honoured with 2017 Queen’s Counsel designations: http://bit.ly/2rvtX1T.

PASS IT ON! SUBMIT YOUR BITE-SIZED ACCESS TO JUSTICE NEWS TO BE INCLUDED IN THE BULLETIN TO a2jworkinggroup@usask.ca AND ENCOURAGE OTHERS TO SUBSCRIBE FOR THE BULLETIN AT http://bit.ly/29eyYPr.