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Uploaded on Aug 11, 2019
Family violence cases present unique access to justice issues, especially when litigants are required to navigate multiple legal systems. In Canada, parties affected by family violence may face legal issues encompassing numerous laws, including criminal, family, child protection, civil protection, housing, social assistance, immigration and refugee laws, each of which has its own legal processes. To what extent do Canadian judges account for these challenges in their treatment of family violence and related legal issues?
Presented by Professor Jennifer Koshan. This seminar is hosted by the Feminist Legal Studies Group at the Faculty of Law, Monash University.