Legal Aid Resources - Links

  • August 16, 2011

Ways to improve legal aid

  • Moving Forward on Legal Aid: Research on Needs and Innovative Approaches (2010)
    Author Melina Buckley considers the current state of legal aid, both in Canada and internationally, and reviews innovative approaches to delivering access to justice. Dr. Buckley’s report provides a unique and important summary of policy developments and current research, new delivery options, and an overview of recent legal aid initiatives. It concludes with suggestions for future CBA efforts to improve access to justice.
  • L’accès à la justice est en danger! Barreau du Québec (2010)
    A review of the status of legal aid services in Quebec with a recommendation to increase the income level threshold for legal aid eligibility so fewer people are excluded from services.

Research about legal aid services