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Have your say on draft rules
Judicial Council reports include demographics of applicants for appointment
The Justice Hack recently held its second annual Vancouver event – the largest access-to-justice hackathon in BC. It attracted more than 60 hackers, lawyers and access-to-justice (A2J) enthusiasts who spent a weekend tackling some of the barriers that impede small businesses’ access to justice and legal services.
The BC Provincial Court’s Access to Court Records Policy sets out who has access to which types of court records, in accordance with any laws that may apply. The Court’s policy establishes general guidelines governing access, but judges in individual cases decide issues concerning access when more specific direction is necessary.
On June 12, 2019 the BC Provincial Court joined 50 other organizations committed to improving access to justice in BC as they formally endorsed the Access to Justice Triple Aim – an aspirational goal formulated by Access to Justice BC (A2JBC).
What is A2JBC? What does its Triple Aim involve? And why does the Court endorse it? This eNews answers those questions.