Public Libraries as Critical Partners in Access to Justice

Recorded on October 26, 2022

This session explores recent initiatives in library and justice partnerships in Canada, with panelists sharing initiatives they’ve undertaken to make legal information more readily accessible to the public. Panelists provide an overview of their programs and take part in a discussion moderated by CLEO on the opportunities and challenges of library and justice partnerships, as well as lessons learned from the pandemic.


Dayna Cornwall, Project Manager, National Self-Represented Litigants Project

Carrie Sinkowski, Community Developer, Community Legal Clinic - Brant, Haldimand, Norfolk

Megan Smiley, LawMatters Program Coordinator, Courthouse Libraries BC

NOTE: We have provided a handout on important resources and supports from the webinar in PDF form below, along with the recording and PowerPoint slides.