20 October 2017

What happens when a lawsuit is filed against someone who can’t afford a lawyer and doesn’t know how to navigate our slow, out-of-date civil justice system? In the November issue of The Walrus, 2016 Foundation scholar Gerard Kennedy depicts why Canada’s convoluted and inaccessible civil court system needs fixing – and suggests three principles that would ease the problem.

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Gerard Kennedy

Gerard Kennedy (law, York University) is exploring how Canadian civil procedure can be reformed to increase access to justice and improve relations among Canadians.

2016 Scholars