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Continuing Professional Development

13 Dec

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

December 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

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Paralegals and Access to Justice

October 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

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The Millennial Influence

October 24, 2017 | By |

Technology, Disruption and Justice

Known for doing things differently, Millennials are digital natives that are the next generation of justice system users and legal professionals. What does this mean for access to justice? This panel discussion explores the opportunities and challenges related to how Millennials approach legal technology.

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28 Nov

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Addiction in the Legal Profession

November 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 Jun

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History Repeating? Forensic Evidence, Motherisk and Miscarriages of Justice

June 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.

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