Canada

The Canadian Civil Liberties Association

The Canadian Civil Liberties Association is a national non-profit organization that has been at the forefront of protecting fundamental freedoms and democratic life in Canada since 1964.

Currently, CCLA’s work is focused on the following thematic areas: Fundamental FreedomsPublic SafetyNational Security and Equality. We have developed a unique model of advocacy that supports five core activities: public education, citizens’ engagement, monitoring, research, and litigation.

source: http://ccla.org

 

Pro Bono Students of Canada (PBSC)

Pro Bono Students (PBSC) Pro Bono Students Canada (PBSC) is a national, award-winning program that operates in 21 law schools in eight provinces across Canada. Founded in 1996, PBSC law student volunteers provide free legal services to vulnerable, low-income Canadians and non-profit organizations.

www.probonostudents.ca/programs/court-and-tribunal

Chapters exist Canada wide

http://www.probonostudents.ca/pbsc-chapters

 

 The Association in Defence of the Wrongly Convicted (AIDWYC)

AIDWYC – (protecting innocence) – is a Canadian, non-profit organization; AIDWYC’s mandate is to identify, advocate for, and exonerate individuals who have been convicted of a crime they did not commit and to prevent wrongful convictions through legal education and reform.

http://www.aidwyc.org/

 

CanLII Connects

CanLII Connects was created to make it faster and easier for legal professionals and the public to access high-quality legal commentary on Canadian court decisions.

http://canliiconnects.org/en/

 

Legal Databases

Access to Databases maintained by the Law Society of Upper Canada (per province) that include document text, case name, citation, or docket.

http://www.canlii.org/en/sk/

 

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