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CLEO hosts a database of research on public legal education and information and access to justice. We add research reports on an ongoing basis.

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Women’s voices being heard: Responsive lawyering

This paper reports on a public legal education and information (PLE) project that targeted immigrant women who experienced domestic violence. The research was based on a model that ensured the involvement of the women at all levels of the project’s design and delivery so as to allow them to create and define their PLE needs. […]

Available in:

English

Author(s):

McDonald, Susan

Produced/Updated In:

2001

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Youth for Justice: A Descriptive Review of Research in Law Related Education

This descriptive review of research relating to LRE is organized into three parts. The first contains research studies devoted to the impact or effects of law-related education on students in school settings. The second section contains descriptions of studies relating to the process of implementing LRE in classrooms and schools. The third section presents studies […]

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English

Author(s):

Center for Education in Law and Democracy

Produced/Updated In:

2001

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Family Violence and the Deaf – Legal Education and Information Issues: A National Needs Assessment

This project provides a review of family law PLEI needs required for the deaf population, with a focus on those who use sign language as their primary mode of communication. Results indicated that few PLEI materials are provided for this target population and that greater steps need be taken in order to effectively deliver PLEI […]

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English

Author(s):

MacDougall, Jamie C

Produced/Updated In:

2000

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Nunavut Justice Issues: An Annotated Bibliography 2000-7e

This annotated bibliography brings together voices from across Canada, representing a cross-section of scholars, community justice workers, and government representatives to share some of the key elements that require consideration for community-based justice in the North (specifically in Nunavut). This collection addresses the Northern environment (social issues, crime and justice issues in the North), lessons […]

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English

Author(s):

Giff, Naomi

Produced/Updated In:

2000

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Online content for low-income and underserved Americans: The digital divide’s new frontier

This report is the latest in a series of strategic audits produced by The Children’s Partnership on subjects affecting young people. It assesses the so-called “digital divide” (the gap between those with access to online information and those without) and analyzes the “state of the art”. Recommendations are included for policymakers, corporate leaders, technology center […]

Available in:

English

Author(s):

The Children’s Partnership

Produced/Updated In:

2000

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The Radical Promise of Public Legal Education in Canada

The author traces the emergence of PLEI to the 1960s and the radical promise of the American War on Poverty. It is her contention that the social justice and law reform goals of PLEI as it first appeared have been lost in favour of an approach that focuses on the content of law but omits […]

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English

Produced by:

University of Alberta

Author(s):

Gander, Lois Elaine

Produced/Updated In:

1999

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Public Legal Education in Ontario Legal Clinics

The objective of this study was to examine the definitions, goals, and role of PLE in the provision of legal services to clients in Ontario legal clinics. After defining PLE and legal literacy, the author gives a brief history of legal aid in Ontario, specifically community and specialty legal clinics, and reviews the relevant literature. […]

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English

Produced by:

University of Toronto

Author(s):

McDonald, Susan

Produced/Updated In:

1998

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1997 Public Legal Education and Information (PLEI) Review: Tools for Moving Forward

This seminal report on public legal education and information (PLEI) investigated the role of PLEI in Canada and how to evaluate the effectiveness of PLEI. The report stressed the importance of governments supporting PLEI as a multi-purpose approach to help people better understand legal problems. It also distinguished PLEI from government communications: “The similarities and […]

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English

Author(s):

Moliner, Marie

Produced/Updated In:

1997

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The Community Development Process of RoseNet

This article outlines the development process of RoseNet – a community collaboration between the University of Alberta and immigrant serving agencies to contribute to the legal education of abused immigrant women and those they consulted. The three major goals of RoseNet are identified: to contribute to the processes of equitable participation in the legal system […]

Available in:

English

Produced by:

University of Alberta

Author(s):

Sy, San San; Anderson, Kathleen

Produced/Updated In:

1994

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An evaluation resource book for public legal education and information organizations

Topics covered in this resource include planning the evaluation process, using a consultant, types of evaluation and gathering, analyzing, and utilizing data.

Available in:

English

Author(s):

Roberts, Tim; Currie, Janet

Produced/Updated In:

1986