Access to Justice: Funding Charter Challenges

I am moderating a panel on access to justice and ethics for the Asper Centre this Friday, April 1, 2011 in the Bennett Lecture Hall at the University of Toronto, Faculty of Law. 

From the flyer:

Legal experts in practice and the academy provide information and commentary on the availability of funding for some of the most significant litigation in the country. How can you obtain advanced costs? Are class actions feasible in Charter claims? What are the reasonable and ethical limits of pro bono? Does the legal aid system adequately fund complex cases? 

 Schedule 1 – 5:30 PM, Bennett Lecture Hall, University of Toronto, Faculty of Law

 1:00 pm Cost Strategies for Litigants  

Panel: Joseph Arvay, Q.C., Arvay Finlay Barristers, Douglas Elliott, Roy Elliott O’Connor LLP, David McKillop, Legal Aid Ontario

2:30 Break

2:45 Access to Justice, Professionalism and Ethics

Panel: Prof. Janet Mosher, Osgoode Hall Law School, Prof. Chris Tollefson, Univ. of Victoria, Prof. Jasminka Kalajdzic, Univ. of Windsor

4:15 Break

4:30 Morris A. Gross Memorial Lecture

Speaker: Marlys Edwardh 

The lecture will be followed by a reception in the Rowell Room.

To register, go to

Hope to see you there!!!

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