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Legal Aid: A Right or a Privilege

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350 West Georgia St., Vancouver
Vancouver, BC

Legal aid is an essential component of a fair legal system founded on equality and the rule of law.Two new LRWC publications explain the right to legal aid. One explains international law duties to provide legal aid; the other compares BC’s system with Canada’s international law obligations. An introduction by author Lois Leslie will be followed by a panel discussion with Associate Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of BC Austin Cullen, The Honourable M. Anne Rowles, Retired Justice of the BC Court of Appeal and lawyers Phil Rankin and Birgit Eder.

For more information about this event, contact LRWC at 604-736-1175.

Approved for CPD Credits by the Law Society of BC