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Recent Posts

Below is a preview of the five most recent posts from the blog Chief Justice’s Blog. To read these posts in their entirely or subscribe to future updates from this blog, please visit their website!

  • In praise of advocacy, and a challenge to the legal profession

    This blog post is based on the Advocates’ Society Keynote delivered February 20, 2020. Full text of the speech is available here. “At the end of the day, we need and will continue to need people who can listen carefully, respond thoughtfully, and disagree civilly; who can identify the real issues, m … Read more »

  • Putting children at the centre

    At the most recent meeting of the A2JBC Leadership Group on October 30, 2019, I was grateful for the opportunity to hear the perspective of experts, advocates and justice system participants on the topic of adverse childhood experience. The challenge posed to the group was how we—as leaders inside a … Read more »

  • Get ready for Access to Justice Week 2019!

    Access to Justice Week is next week, October 28 to November 1, 2019, and you can feel the access to justice momentum with this week’s Proclamation in the BC legislature. BC held an Access to Justice Week last year, but this is the first year that the legislature is making a proclamation declaring Ac … Read more »

  • The Triple Aim: A cross-sector vision

    This morning, A2JBC was proud to issue a media release advising that more than 50 justice sector organizations have signed onto the Access to Justice Triple Aim. The Triple Aim, borrowed from the health care sector, is a single goal with three elements: improved experience for the users of the justi … Read more »

  • “It’s the economy, stupid”

    [This blog post was previously published on The Access Revolution, a collaborative blog hosted by Dr. Julie Macfarlane and the National Self-Represented Litigants Project.] Sorry for the pejorative. It’s me quoting Professor Gillian Hadfield quoting James Carville, who famously advised Bill Clinton … Read more »