Day: October 3, 2018

CREATE Justice Bulletin – September 2018

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From Centre for Research, Evaluation, and Action Towards Equal Justice (CREATE Justice)

Announcing the Third Annual Saskatchewan Access to Justice Week, October 20 to 26:

Pre-week events – Conference on Medical-Legal Partnerships in Saskatchewan (registration FULL); and Law Student Small Urban and Rural Law Firm Trip (registration required).

Week-long events – Reconciliation, Decolonization, Indigenization – What Do These Words Mean to YOU?; and Launch of Saskatchewan Access to Legal Information Project Advertising Campaign.

Sat. Oct. 20 – Run for Justice Fundraiser (registration required).

Mon. Oct. 22 – A Spotlight on Access to Justice Champions: A Volunteer Appreciation Event.

Tues. Oct. 23 – The Benefits of Diversity (Saskatoon – registration required; 6 CPD Ethics hours for lawyers); and Saskatchewan Law Review Lecture on Fostering Support: Mental Health Among Lawyers (registration required; 1 CPD hour).

Wed. Oct. 24 – The Benefits of Diversity (Regina – registration required; 6 CPD Ethics hours).

Thurs. Oct. 25 – CREATE Justice Faculty/Instructor Research Roundtable (registration required); Free Legal Resources Fair (1. Trade-show; 2. Walk-in Family Law Information Clinic; 3. Walk-in Wills and Estates Law Information Clinic; and 4. Legal Information Presentations).

Fri. Oct. 26 – Walk-in Family Law Information Clinic; and French Legal Information Centre of Saskatchewan Information Event.

Check out the full schedule and registration instructions for events here.

Join the Access to Justice Week conversation on social media by using the hashtag #SKA2J2018 and view full coverage of the week by following the Law Society of Saskatchewan’s Blog, Legal Sourcery.

NEW! Access to Justice Weeks are also being held for the first time in Alberta from Sept. 29-Oct. 5 and British Columbia from Oct. 1-5, and for a third year in Ontario from Oct. 22-28.

Pass it on! Submit your bite-sized Access to Justice news to be included in the bulletin to createjustice@usask.ca and encourage others to subscribe for the bulletin.