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The Access to Justice Symposium at Western University's Faculty of Law Focused on the issue of self-representing litigants. <br />Photo by Amy Legate-Wolfe<br />

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.” […]

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Clowns Without Borders putting on a show in South Sudan last year.
<br />Photo courtesy of Clowns Without Borders<br />

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 […]

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Joan Johnston holds a portrait of four of six children she raised with husband Ron.

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 […]

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