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The Society Record, Vol. 35 No. 1: Special #TalkJustice edition

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Society Record, Vol. 35 No. 1: Special #TalkJusticeThe Summer 2017 edition of The Society Record is now available online.

The new issue is a #TalkJustice summer reading special, with a number of essays, poems and reflections inspired by the #TalkJustice initiative. The Society extends thanks to two guest editors who gathered a number of contents for the cover feature: Halifax writer and educator El Jones and “R.”, a resident of a provincial corrections facility.

See the new edition for these articles and more:

Special #TalkJustice cover feature:

  • The power and potential of ‘finding voice’ and listening – El Jones, Guest editor
  • Joining the justice conversation – ”R.”, Guest editor
  • Senator Kim Pate: Issues of criminalization and imprisonment 
  • ESSAYS & POEMS by residents of provincial institutions
  • 50 Shades of Brown – a poem by Killa Atencio
  • National recognition for “Untitled: The Legacy of Land in North Preston”
  • #TalkJustice: What’s next? – Jane Willwerth, Strategy & Engagement Officer
  • Our most vulnerable – Paul Vienneau
  • #TalkJustice in the community
  • A young voice of resilience and a judge who listened – Ammy Purcell
  • Community conversations inform justice improvements – Emma Halpern, Equity & Access Officer

Regular contents:

  • The President’s View: Excerpts from inaugural address by President Julia Cornish QC
  • LIANS – Tips from the Risk & Practice Management Program: Limited scope retainers, unbundling of legal services and access to justice
  • Diversifying the Bench in Nova Scotia – The Hon. J. Michael MacDonald, Chief Justice of Nova Scotia
  • A2J update from Nova Scotia Legal Aid – Charlene Moore, Service Delivery Director
  • Informal ADR reduces appeals and builds greater understanding 
  • Restorative justice program expands, succeeds in NS 
  • SUMMATION: Let’s think big together about access to justice – The Hon. Thomas Cromwell