DR 516

Access to Justice

Units: 1.5

Also: LAW 325

Examines the fact of diminishing access to justice and its implications for the public, professionals, the justice system and society as a whole. Provides a theoretical framework and practical ideas to help students recognize, understand and respond to access issues. Topics include: the causes, scale and consequences of unmet legal needs; strategies and initiatives to enhance access; and how access issues are forcing the justice system to rethink professional roles, responsibilities and ethics.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of DR 516, DR 510 (if taken in the same topic), LAW 325 (if taken in the same topic), LAW 343 (if taken in the same topic).

Graduate course in the Dispute Resolution program offered by the Faculty of Graduate Studies.

Summer 2018 Fall 2018 Spring 2019

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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