Access to Justice
After a year and a half of operation, the Clinique interdisciplinaire en droit social de l’Outaouais (CIDSO) is already well established in the Gatineau community. Since the beginning of its activities, the CIDSO has been mobilizing research knowledge to respond to the real needs of people living in or at risk of homelessness. In this post, discover the interdisciplinary approach behind this social justice initiative whose mission is to propose concrete, global and coherent solutions to people living on the margins of society in the exercise of their rights.
Authors Catherine Piché and Shana Chaffai-Parent reflect on the efficiency of our system of justice in pandemic and post-pandemic periods by exploring the contours of an effective and accessible civil justice system.
Low reporting and conviction rates for sexual assault crimes are a very important issue in Canada today. In this video, Professor Quaid provides an overview of the key challenges in the Canadian criminal justice system, and discusses the benefits of implementing a specialized court for victims.