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 …

Back to Justice

The legal world seems to be something of a paradox. Without missing a beat law societies and legal theory espouse lofty statements of morality, while at the same time encouraging lawyers to be nothing more than “amoral technicians”. The message is lawyers are the valiant vanguards of justice and right…unless the client just wants you …

The Prodigal Son

CITLALLY MACIEL <Staff Writer> The story of the Prodigal Son is one of Jesus’ parables which tells the story of a son who asks his father for his inheritance and then leaves and wastes it all. He then returns home and repents.