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Legal aid crisis means justice is not being served

  • April 08, 2013

Imagine you are a woman who recently left your husband because he was assaulting you. Without a lawyer, fighting for the custody of your two children requires you to cross-examine your ex-husband in court about the sexual and physical abuse you experienced in your relationship with him.

No more money for legal aid in B.C. budget

  • February 20, 2013

The Canadian Bar Association’s British Columbia branch has hit out at the provincial government for its failure to increase financial support for the province’s legal aid system in yesterday’s budget.