Wednesday, November 21, 2012 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm
Location: 
Bennett Lecture Hall

A town hall to discuss the latest developments in Ontario on access to justice, particularly for middle income citizens. The town hall will celebrate the launch of Middle Income Access to Justice from UofT Press, and follow up on the Faculty's international colloquium on this issue. It will feature leading figures from the Ontario legal community in a discussion moderated by Ellen Roseman of the Toronto Star.

Here is the event line-up:

  1. Welcome and Introduction to the Middle Income Access to Justice Initiative: Dean Mayo Moran  
  2. Updates on Access to Justice and…
    • Family law: Prof. Nick Bala, Queen's Faculty of Law
    • Consumer law: Prof. Tony Duggan 
    • Labour law: Assistant Dean Judith McCormack   
  3. The courts and the legal profession: Dean Lorne Sossin   
  4. Legal aid and legal expenses insurance: Nye Thomas, Legal Aid Ontario 
  5. Summing-up: Ellen Roseman, the Toronto Star
  6. Discussion moderated by Ellen Roseman

Watch the webcast of the event

For further information regarding the book and initiative, see:

http://www.law.utoronto.ca/news/access-justice-project-publishes-its-book-strategies

For more information, contact andrea.russell@utoronto.ca