Legal Research

March 27, 2012
A report released yesterday calls on the provincial government to restore funding and begin a strategic reform of the criminal justice system. The report, “Justice Denied - The Causes of B.C.’s...
Keywords: Article , Legal Aid, Legal Research, British Columbia
November 1, 2011
The Social Rights Advocacy Centre (SRAC) have their fingers crossed for the Supreme Court to announce that it has done the right thing on Thursday November 3rd by agreeing to hear Nell Toussaint's...
Keywords: Article , Immigrants and Refugees, Legal Research, All of Canada
September 30, 2011
The Supreme Court of Canada has dismissed the federal government's appeal of an exemption which has allowed Insite, a supervised injection site in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside, to operate. PHS...
Keywords: Article , Government Policy, Health, Legal Research, British Columbia, All of Canada
June 1, 2011
BC LawMatters is a blog for public librarians in BC who are participating in the LawMatters project, which will provide all British Columbian residents with local access to basic legal information at...
Keywords: Online Resource , Blogs, Legal Research, librarians, British Columbia
June 1, 2011
Legal Services Society (LSS) is the organization that provides legal aid in BC. Check out their website if you are looking for a lawyer, a legal aid office, legal advice and legal information.
Keywords: Online Resource , Legal Aid, Legal Aid, Legal Info, Legal Research, British Columbia, General resources, Organizations
May 30, 2011
Canadian Prison Law is a resource site of prison law cases and of statutes and legislation that involve prisoners and prisons.
Keywords: Online Resource , Legal Research, Prisoners' Rights, Organizations, All of Canada
May 30, 2011
The Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP) is an American nonprofit that works to improve the lives of low-income people. CLASP’s mission is to improve the economic security, educational and...
Keywords: Online Resource , Legal Research, low-income, Poverty Research, Organizations, United States
May 30, 2011
Community Legal Assistance Society (CLAS) provides a number of legal and advocacy services in the areas of disability, mental, human rights and poverty.
Keywords: Online Resource , CLAS, Legal Aid, Legal Research, British Columbia, Organizations, Services
May 30, 2011
The Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) and the Justice System website provides a resource for justice system professionals and others working to understand Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD...
Keywords: Online Resource , Disability, fetal alcohol, Legal Research, Mental Health, Ontario, Organizations
May 30, 2011
Dispute Resolution is an alternative to going to court; this site provides an explanation of the process and how to utilize it in the Province of BC.
Keywords: Online Resource , Legal Research, British Columbia, Services
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