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Continuing Professional Development

13 Déc


Improving Health, Improving Service: Well Being in the Legal Profession and Access to Justice: Recap

décembre 13, 2017 | By |

Recent studies have indicated that lawyers are at a higher risk for anxiety, substance abuse and depression than those in the general population.

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25 Oct


Paralegals and Access to Justice

octobre 25, 2017 | By |

This session features a panel discussion about how paralegals are advancing access to justice in their communities. It will be followed by a presentation about how paralegal students are responding to local access to justice needs through legal clinic field placements.

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24 Oct


L’influence des millénaux

octobre 24, 2017 | By |

Technologie, perturbations et justice

Connus pour faire les choses autrement, les millénaux, nés à l’ère numérique, sont la génération future d’utilisateurs du système de justice et ses professionnels juridiques. Qu’est-ce que ça veut dire pour l’accès à la justice ? Ce groupe de discussion explore les occasions et les difficultés liées à l’approche des millénaux à la technologie juridique.

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28 Nov


Addiction in the Legal Profession

novembre 28, 2016 | By |

This session explores culture change, ethical issues and practical strategies related to addressing high rates of addiction in the legal profession. This program was organized with the Canadian Institute for the Administration of Justice on November 28, 2016. It is eligible for 3.5 hours of professionalism credit.

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16 Juin


History Repeating? Forensic Evidence, Motherisk and Miscarriages of Justice

juin 16, 2016 | By |

This session examines the role that flawed forensic pathology and other forensic evidence has played in miscarriages of justice in Canada This program was organized with Innocence Canada on June 6, 2016. It is eligible for three substantive hours and has been approved for LawPRO’s risk management credit. Read More