By Brea Lowenberger
Access To Justice Coordinator & Director of CREATE Justice, University of Saskatchewan, College of Law
Solving complex issues like access to justice require interdisciplinary approaches. One of the goals of Saskatchewan Access to Justice Week is to engage new and diverse voices in the access to justice conversation. This year, members from the public library and healthcare sectors are invited to consider their unique role in promoting access to justice. Public library staff and healthcare providers, faculty, and students are invited to join the conversation through the following events.
Lecture on Expanding Engagement: Creating Connections Between Delivery of Justice and Health Services with Michele Leering – Registration required (1 CPD hour for lawyers)
Free Legal Resource Fair – McKercher Lecture Series Presents “How can your library help you access legal information?” with Janet Freeman (1 CPD hour for lawyers)
SALI Conference Keynote Public Lecture on, “Legal Information, Legal Advice, and Access to Justice – The Distinction as it is Understood in the United States” with John Greacen (1 CPD hour for lawyers)
Saskatchewan Access to Legal Information (SALI) Conference: “The Role of Legal Information Providers and Public Libraries in Promoting Access to Justice” – Registration required for online livestream option
Join the conversation!
Visit law.usask.ca/SKA2J17.php for more information and registration details for select events.
We want to hear from you! Share your access to justice ideas, work, announcements, photos, reports on social media using the hashtag #SKA2J2017.