Paralegals may be Able to Represent Clients in Family Law Matters in the Future

The commitment to include paralegals is a response to a report from former Ontario court Chief Justice Annemarie Bonkalo. Significantly, the report noted that 57% of Ontarians did not have legal representation in family law matters. This statistic should be shocking, but anyone who has paid limited attention to the world of family law should …

They’re Just Grades

(Editor’s Note: Normally, we wouldn’t publish such personal information, but the author was quite insistent that we attach the provided transcript, because the article wouldn’t make sense without it.  We try our best to respect the wishes of authors, especially then they are making a good point and are utterly right.) I was thinking one …

Don’t Feed the Troll

A Not Particularly Eloquent or Highbrow Analysis on Jordan Peterson’s Appeal   We should be grateful to people who use epithets like “social justice warrior” or “cuck.” Such people are essentially saying in a word or acronym, “I am an asshole; please disregard everything I have to say.” Once upon a time, you would have …

Because Fake News is the Best News

The Struggle of Environmentalism in the Crippling Reign of a Troompa Loompa Imagine that it is a sunny morning – fresh out of bed you make yourself a cup of joe, and as you wait for it to brew, you go on your beloved news channel or app only to see that once again there …

Lessons in Access to Justice from a Confiscated Fork

Reflections on Self-Represented Litigants (SRL) Awareness Day at Osgoode   On October 4, 2017, the Osgoode Mediation Clinic (OMC) welcomed eight self-represented litigants (SRLs) to Osgoode for SRL Awareness Day. SRL Awareness Day occurred at several Ontario law schools under the leadership of the National Self-Represented Litigants Project (NSRLP). The NSRLP is funded by the …