Tag: university of western ontario

  • The Epidemic Of Self-Representing Litigants

    The Epidemic Of Self-Representing Litigants

    Imagine this scenario. You and your partner have decided to get a divorce. You both have stable jobs, stable incomes and some savings. Your first thought would be to call a lawyer, right? Well, for over half the people in North America going through the family law system, it turns out the answer is “No.” […]

  • Health officials send in the clowns

    Health officials send in the clowns

    Tim Cunningham is currently under quarantine. Having just come back from working in an Ebola care centre in Sierra Leone, he’s adhering to New York City policy and serving a mandatory 21-day quarantine, imposed on health workers who return home and show no symptoms of the disease. “I’ve got nothing but time,” he says with […]

  • The life of a cadaver

    The life of a cadaver

    When the phone next to her bed rang at 2:30 a.m., some part of Joan Johnston already knew the news would not be good — her husband was never coming home. She was asleep when the call came on Thursday, Oct. 8, 2009. She picked up after two or three rings to the unfamiliar voice […]