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Victoria Legal Aid: Information services literature scan

This report provides an overview of legal information services provided in Australia, New Zealand, and Canada. It also describes six pieces of research on legal information issues, including two CLEO reports: Building an understanding of legal capability Public Legal Education and Information in Ontario Communities: Formats and Delivery Channels The report was prepared to help […]

Available in:

English

Author(s):

Randell, Sarah

Produced/Updated In:

2019

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Partners in care: the benefits of community lawyers working in a hospital setting

This report details the findings from the evaluation of an Australian community legal clinic’s health and justice partnership project. The aim of the evaluation was to detail the extent to which the project is operating as intended, and to assess the impact of the health and justice partnership on the patients and the health professionals […]

Available in:

English

Produced/Updated In:

2018

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For Comment: Issues Paper Concerning Legal Checkups

This U.S. report canvasses various approaches to creating and sharing legal health check tools to help people identify legal needs. The American Bar Association Commission on the Future of Legal Services created a draft set of model guidelines, and intended this report to be a consultation paper.

Available in:

English

Author(s):

American Bar Association Commission on the Future of Legal Services

Produced/Updated In:

2016

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Extending the Reach of Legal Aid: Report on the Pilot Phase of the Legal Health Check-Up Project

This report evaluates the pilot phase of a “legal health check-up” project spearheaded by a community legal clinic in Southwestern Ontario and a consulting community organizer.

Available in:

English

Author(s):

Currie, Ab

Produced/Updated In:

2015

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Individual and Public Costs of Everyday Legal Problems

This paper, based on the findings of a 2014 national survey of over 3000 respondents, examines the research on legal costs, both for the individual and for institutions that receive public funding such as legal aid organizations and courts. The survey found that 50 per cent of adult Canadians will experience at least one legal […]

Available in:

English

Author(s):

Currie, Ab

Produced/Updated In:

2015

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Legal Health Check online portal for community workers: Project Report June 2015

This report describes an Australian project which led to the establishment of an online suite of “legal health check” tools. These screening tools were designed to help community workers identify possible legal needs of their clients and make appropriate referrals for legal help. The report also contains a literature and practice review of existing legal […]

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English

Author(s):

Queensland Public Interest Law Clearing House Incorporated

Produced/Updated In:

2015

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Legal Health Check online portal for community workers: Project Report June 2015

This report describes a suite of “legal health check” or legal screening tools developed by a non-profit, community based legal organization in Australia to help train and provide resources for front-line community workers who help marginalized people. These tools are intended to be used to help community workers detect legal problems and refer to appropriate […]

Available in:

English

Author(s):

Garlick, Sue

Produced/Updated In:

2015

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Promoting Preventive Legal Health: a Toolkit for Lawyers

This background paper and set of tools aims to introduce Canadian lawyers to the concept of “promoting legal health”, or reaching their clients at an early stage before small legal issues turn into large legal problems. The background paper provides information about reaching clients early in their problem cycle, and suggests specific ideas to help […]

Available in:

English

Author(s):

Canadian Bar Association

Produced/Updated In:

2015

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Breaking down the silos: Overcoming the Practical and Ethical Barriers of Integrating Legal Assistance into a Healthcare Setting

This report addresses the ethical and legal barriers to integrating legal information and help into health care environments. The author visited 22 medical-legal partnership sites and community agencies in Australia, Canada, the United States, and the United Kingdom to learn practical tips about overcoming these barriers. The report provides 22 case studies to illustrate problems […]

Available in:

English

Author(s):

Gyorki, Lynda

Produced/Updated In:

2013