Self-Represented Litigants & Legal Doctrines of “Vexatiousness”

This report canvasses Canadian case law on cases involving self-represented litigants, with a view to exploring trends in legal decisions regarding "vexatiousness" on the part of people representing themselves in court proceedings. The report flags concerns about
conflation between intentional process “abuse” by people representing themselves and genuine confusion and mistakes that people might make because they have not been able to obtain legal advice or access legal services to help them with their problem.