Inside the Top 5 Challenges Vulnerable People Experience When Interacting with the Justice System and Finding Solutions

October 28, 2021 3:45pm

Michelle Alton
General Counsel
Workers' Compensation and Workers' Compensation Appeals Tribunal

Karen E. Andrews
Staff Lawyer
Advocacy Center for Tenants Ontario

Michael Gottheil
Chief of the Commission and Tribunals
Alberta Human Rights Commission

Kelly J. Serbu Q.C.
Serbu Law Firm Limited

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  • Defining what circumstances identifies a person as being vulnerable, either prior to their interaction with the justice system, or because of it
  • Establishing a fine balance for providing information and meaningful access and participation while maintaining fairness
  • Identifying human rights issues and procedural fairness challenges