Access to justice, legal aid

Legal Funding for groups with standing at the Missing Women Commission of Inquiry

Full PDF Version Re: Legal Funding for groups with standing at the Missing Women Commission of Inquiry To: Honourable Shirley Bond, Attorney General From: Gail Davidson, Executive Director, LRWC; Catherine Morris, BA, LLB, LLM Date: 2011-09-19 Lawyers Rights Watch Canada (LRWC) … [Read more...]

Denial of justice at the Missing Women Commission more than a shame to the country

by Catherine Morris and Gail Davidson 14 September 2011 Opinion published in the Vancouver Sun, and the Victoria Times Colonist The B.C. government's refusal to provide legal representation to groups granted standing at the Missing Women Commission of Inquiry is more than a national shame. It's … [Read more...]

British Columbia: International Obligations to Provide Legal Aid | Report

Canada: International Obligations to Provide Legal Aid by Gail Davidson, Catherine Morris, Heather Neun To: BC Public Commission on Legal Aid From: Lawyers Rights Watch Canada INTRODUCTION The purpose of this submission is to lay out the basic international human rights law concerning the … [Read more...]