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Access to Justice & Law Reform Institute

Halifax, Canada
Joined April 2019

The Institute conducts research on matters of access to justice facing Nova Scotians and makes recommendations for the improvement, modernization and reform of law and administration of justice.

Presence in: Canada
Focus: Education, Family, Generalist Legal Services

The Institute conducts research on matters of access to justice facing Nova Scotians and makes recommendations for the improvement, modernization and reform of law and administration of justice. The Institute is currently reviewing the Intestate Succession Act and opportunities for a simplified procedure for administering small estates. As well, the Institute is conducting the #TalkJustice project (www.talkjustice.ca) collecting the narratives of Nova Scotians as they encounter the justice system and articulate what “justice” means to them.

People Associated With This Organization

Ilana Luther

Canada  
Access to Justice & Law Reform...
Joined April 2019
Interests: Access to Information, Citizenship, Community / Customary Land Rights, Criminal Justice, Economic Empowerment, Education, Environmental Justice, Gender-based violence, Generalist Legal Services, Governance, Land & Natural Resources, Traditional / Customary Justice, Women's Rights
I am the Executive Director of the Access to Justice & Law Reform Institute of Nova Scotia. We are a recently-created research institute located at the Schulich School of Law of Dalhousie University in Halifax looking at the issue of access to justice. I am interested in researching and assisting to implement strategies for legal empowerment here in Nova Scotia in order to promote greater A2J.
Ilana Luther is the network champion (main point of contact) for Access to Justice & Law Reform Institute.

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