Human rights

Legal clinics anxiously await outcome of funding reconsideration hearings

Legal clinics anxiously await outcome of funding reconsideration hearings

There was a $14.5 million cut to legal clinic budgets

Parkdale Community Legal Services wins $30k from Lerners LLP

Parkdale Community Legal Services wins $30k from Lerners LLP

Lerners announced the donation as part of its $90,000 charitable giveaway

Canadian lawyer helps with World Bank project on women and the law

Canadian lawyer helps with World Bank project on women and the law

The project focuses on “collecting unique data on the laws and regulations that restrict women's economic opportunities”

Legal aid investments save governments money all over the world, Canadian researchers find

Legal aid investments save governments money all over the world, Canadian researchers find

‘Unlike health and education and policing, justice is not getting the airtime it needs,’ says researcher

New Toronto legal clinic offers Korean-language services

New Toronto legal clinic offers Korean-language services

The six-month pilot project, Korean Legal Clinic, began on Oct. 16

Ontario's top court dismisses brain death case but does not rule on key issue

Ontario's top court dismisses brain death case but does not rule on key issue

The Canadian Press reports that there is not enough information before the court to settle whether criteria of cessation of either cardiorespiratory or brain function constitute a violation of the right to freedom of religion