Please Help Spread the Word – 2018 Access to Justice Week Events At a Glance

Posted on Updated on

By Brea Lowenberger
; Director of CREATE Justice and Access to Justice Coordinator, University of Saskatchewan, College of Law

Access to Justice Week pre-week events are underway! The week officially launches on Saturday, October 20.

Please help spread the word about the week’s events! Share, print, post the downloadable 2018 Access to Justice Week Events at a Glance poster.

PRE-WEEK EVENTS
• Conference on Medical-Legal Partnerships in Saskatchewan, hosted by CREATE Justice, College of Law, College of Medicine,  University of Saskatchewan (Saskatoon)
• Law Student Small Urban and Rural Law Firm Trip, supported by the College of Law Career Office, Law Students’ Small Urban and Rural Initiatives Committee, and CBA Saskatchewan Branch (rural centres)
• Dress Like a Pro Bono Lawyer Friday, in support of Pro Bono Law Saskatchewan (province-wide)

WEEK-LONG EVENTS
• Reconciliation, Decolonization, Indigenization – What Do These Words Mean to YOU?, hosted by CLASSIC (Saskatoon)
• Launch of Saskatchewan Access to Legal Information Project Advertising Campaign, supported by Saskatchewan Access to Legal Information partners (province-wide)

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2018
• Run for Justice Fundraiser in support of CLASSIC, coordinated by the Just Rights Students’ Group, College of Law (Saskatoon – registration required)

MONDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2018
• A Spotlight on Access to Justice Champions: A Volunteer Appreciation Event, supported by Pro Bono Students Canada – University of Saskatchewan Chapter (Saskatoon)
• The Restorative Action Program: A School-Based, Community-Driven Initiative, presented by The Centre for Forensic Behavioural Science and Justice Studies (province-wide)
• College of Law Faculty Research Roundtable, supported by CREATE Justice Advisory Committee (Saskatoon – registration required)

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2018
• The Benefits of Diversity, coordinated by the Law Society of Saskatchewan and the Canadian Bar Association Saskatchewan Branch (Saskatoon – registration required; 6 CPD Ethics hours)
• Saskatchewan Law Review Lecture presented by Orlando Da Silva, “Fostering Support: Mental Health Among Lawyers”, part of the McKercher LLP Lecture Series. 1 CPD credit hour.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2018
• The Benefits of Diversity, coordinated by the Law Society of Saskatchewan and the Canadian Bar Association Saskatchewan Branch (Regina – registration required; 6 CPD Ethics hours)
• Walk-in Family Law Information Clinic, supported by the Ministry of Justice, Pro Bono Law Saskatchewan volunteer lawyers, Pro Bono Students Canada, and PLEA (Regina)

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2018
• An afternoon and evening of Free Legal Resources Tradeshow with Walk-in Family Law Information Clinic, Walk-in Wills and Estates Law Information Clinic, and Legal Information Presentations, supported by the Ministry of Justice, Pro Bono Law Saskatchewan volunteer lawyers, Pro Bono Students Canada, PLEA, other various justice stakeholders and Frances Morrison Central Library (Saskatoon)

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2018
• Walk-in Family Law Information Clinic, supported by the Ministry of Justice, Pro Bono Law Saskatchewan volunteer lawyers, Pro Bono Students Canada, and PLEA (Saskatoon)
• French Legal Information Centre of Saskatchewan Information Event, supported by the Centre Info- Justice Saskatchewan (Saskatoon)

Check out the full schedule and registration instructions for events at law.usask.ca/createjustice
SASKATCHEWAN ACCESS TO JUSTICE WEEK OCTOBER 20-26

Tell us what you think

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s