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The justice crisis : the cost and value of accessing law

Author: Trevor C W Farrow; Lesley A Jacobs
Publisher: Vancouver : UBC Press, [2020] ©2020
Series: Law and society series (Vancouver, C.-B.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Based on innovative recent empirical research, The Justice Crisis assesses what is and isn't working in efforts to improve access to civil and family justice in Canada. Contributors to this wide-ranging overview of recent empirical research address key issues: the extent and cost of unmet legal needs; the role of public funding; connections between legal and social exclusion among vulnerable populations; the  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Version électronique :
The justice crisis : the cost and value of accessing law.
Vancouver : UBC Press, 2020
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Trevor C W Farrow; Lesley A Jacobs
ISBN: 9780774863575 0774863579
OCLC Number: 1192562750
Description: xviii, 345 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Part 1. Understanding the access to justice crisis. Prices, costs, and access to justice / Michael Trebilcock ; Measuring justice system performance in Quebec and Canada: indicators for benchmarking systems and highlighting best practices / Moktar Lamari, Pierre Noreau, and Marylène Leduc ; Public spending on access to justice: where do we go from here? / Lisa Moore and Mitchell Perlmutter --
Part 2. Experiencing everyday legal problems. The Monetary costs of everyday legal problems and expanding access to justice / Ab Currie ; How Ontarians experience the law: an examination of incidence rate, responses, and costs of legal problems / Matthew Dylag ; Truth, reconciliation, and the cost of adversarial justice / Trevor C.W. Farrow ; The costs of justice in domestic violence cases: mapping Canadian law and policy / Jennifer Koshan, Janet Mosher, and Wanda Wiegers --
Part 3. Legal services and paths to justice. Paralegals and access to justice for tenants: a case study / David Wiseman ; Court-ordered family legal information sessions in Ontario: a path to justice approach / Lesley A. Jacobs and Carolyn Carter ; The value of class actions / Catherine Piché ; Social enterprise, social innovation, and access to justice / Lorne Sossin and Devon Kapoor --
Part 4. The legal profession and meaningful access to justice. Legal culture as the key to affordable access / M. Jerry McHale, QC ; Legal fee regimes and the cost of civil justice / Herbert M. Kritzer ; Assessing client interests and process costs in a litigation risk analysis / Michaela Keet and Heather Heavin ; Regulating contingency fees: a consumer welfare perspective / Noel Semple.
Series Title: Law and society series (Vancouver, C.-B.)
Responsibility: edited by Trevor C.W. Farrow and Lesley A. Jacobs.

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Based on innovative recent empirical research, The Justice Crisis assesses what is and isn't working in efforts to improve access to civil and family justice in Canada.  Read more...

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