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Access to justice week agenda: Indigenous law, legal aid funds, big data and self-reps – Law Times

21 Oct 2019

The Action Group on Access to Justice (TAG) will hold its fourth access to justice week from Oct. 28 to Nov. 1.

A2J Week is an annual series of events that features panel discussions and workshops with experts engaged in improving access to justice. It is funded by the Law Foundation of Ontario, with support from the Law Society of Ontario.

This year’s program, which can be attended live or through webcast, will highlight new initiatives, offer opportunities to connect with diverse collaborators, and explore critical issues from various community-focused perspectives, according to the law society.

On Oct. 28, a panel discussion on Indigenous justice will be held, featuring Dianne Corbiere, bencher and legal advocate for First Nations, Judge Michelle O’Bonsawin of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, Delia Opekokew Cree lawyer from the Canoe Lake First Nation in Saskatchewan and Dr. Beverly Jacobs, assistant professor, University of Windsor, Faculty of Law.

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