A Toronto-based human rights program is urging Canada to stop detaining vulnerable migrants, including children and those with mental illness, as Canada is approaching its third Universal Periodic Review on human rights by the United Nations Human Rights Council.
Ryerson University's Legal Innovation Zone, in Toronto, announced its next legal technology challenge on Sept. 26 for advancing artificial intelligence technology for legal services. Among those making the announcement was Ontario Attorney General, Yasir Naqvi.
The OHRC filed a contravention application today with the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario stating the Ontario government has breached a 2013 settlement aimed at the treatment of mentally ill inmates, specifically those facing segregation in provincial prisons.
Accessing the justice system remains a challenge for many people: According to the Action Group on Access to Justice (TAG), 45 per cent of Ontarians say they face hurdles when trying to access the legal system.
All students need to find mentors to succeed, but for those without an established network, it is crucial.
Navigating new territory is often confusing and stressful, especially when you’re doing it alone. But in the law, entering the profession doesn’t have to be so daunting for students and new junior associates with a mentor — someone who is more experienced in the field, who can share advice and wisdom with a protégé.