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Access to justice or exposure to debt: a difficult choice for Canadians

June 17, 2014 access to justice, survey, white paper
DAS Canada has released a white paper about how Canadians perceive and use the justice system. The research, conducted in partnership with Ipsos Reid, revealed that 45% of Canadians know someone who has gone into debt trying to resolve a legal dispute, and that 55% of those who had accessed the legal system were not represented by a lawyer. Half of respondents said they believe that having... Read More