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Cost of Justice

“This research... by the Canadian Forum on Civil Justice will be essential in helping us understand the true extent of the problem of cost and how it impacts on the justice system. I believe that it will prove to be of great assistance to... identify concrete solutions to the problem of access to justice.”

— The Right Honourable Beverley McLachlin, P.C. (2011)

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The Cost of Justice project (2011-2016) examines the social and economic costs of Canada’s justice system. Comprised of leading access to justice researchers investigating the various dimensions of cost across the country, the Cost of Justice project is producing empirical data that will inform the future of access to justice in Canada. This research is supported by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council.

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Everyday Legal Problems and The Cost of Justice in Canada



The Cost of Civil Justice Attrition in British Columbia’s Courts



No Refugee: Hungarian Romani Refugee Claimants in Canada

Paralegals and Access to Justice: A Case Study of Residential Tenancy Disputes in Ottawa



Self Represented Litigants & Court Administrators Project



Evaluating the Cost Of Family Dispute: Measuring the Cost Implication of Various Dispute Resolution Methods


 
COMPLETED

What is Access to Justice?



Issues of Cost & Access: Beyond Silos, Towards Strategies

From Values to Policy Legislation: Understanding Legal and Policy Needs In Aboriginal Self-Governing Contexts

Journal Articles

Wiseman, D. [Draft article in preparation]. The Costs of Justice and Paralegals: A Case Study of Rental Housing Disputes in Ottawa.

For more information on this project, read David’s blog article, “Paralegals and Access to Justice

Farrow, T. C. W. (2014). What is Access to Justice? Osgoode Hall Law Journal, 51:3
Farrow, T. C. W. (2014) [accepted for publication]. Residential Schools Litigation and the Legal Profession. University of Toronto Law Journal.

Farrow, T. C. W., Bamford, D., et al. (2013). Learning the ‘How’ of the Law: Teaching Procedure and Legal Education. Osgoode Hall Law Journal, 51:1, 45 - 91.

Farrow, T. C. W. (2013). Ethical Lawyering in a Global Community. Manitoba Law Journal, 36:1, 141-165.

Farrow, T. C. W. (2012). Proportionality: A cultural revolution. Journal of Civil Litigation and Practice, 1, 151-159, (mentioned in 2038724 Ontario Ltd. v. Quizno’s Canada Restaurant Corp., 2012 ONSC 6549 at para. 76; Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce v. Deloitte & Touche (2013), 2013 ONSC 917 at para. 73).

Farrow, T. C. W. (2012). The Good, the Right, and the Lawyer. Legal Ethics, 15:1, 163-174, (ranked on SSRN “Top Ten download” list for Law Firm/Legal Practice topic).

Books

Civil Justice, Privatization and Democracy
Farrow, T. C. W. (2014). Civil Justice, Privatization and Democracy. Toronto: University of Toronto Press.

Buy at the University of Toronto
Buy on Amazon

Farrow, T. C. W., & Molinari, P. (Eds.). (2014). The Architecture of Justice in Transition. Canada: Canadian Institute for the Administration of Justice.

Purchase articles featured in the book here.

This book is a compilation of articles presented at “The Courts and Beyond: An Architecture of Justice in Transition” conference held in Calgary, AB on October 10-12, 2012.

Book Chapters

Farrow, T. C. W. (2014). In T. C. W. Farrow & P. Molinari (Eds.)., The Architecture of Justice in Transition. Canada: Canadian Institute for the Administration of Justice.

Purchase Trevor’s Introduction and other articles from the book here: http://www.ciaj-icaj.ca/en/events/past-annual-conferences/531-2012-the-c...

Farrow, T. C. W. (2012). The Promise of Professionalism. In B. Moore, C. Piché & M. Rigaud (Eds.), L’avocat dans la cité: éthique et professionalisme. Montréal: Les Éditions Thémis.

Action Committee Reports

Action Committee on Access to Justice in Civil and Family Matters. (July, 2015). Action Committee Meeting of Provincial and Territorial Access to Justice Groups. Ottawa: Action Committee on Access to Justice in Civil and Family Matters.
Farrow, T. C. W., Corte, E. Hon., et al. (2012, May). Report of the Court Processes Simplification Working Group, a report prepared for the Action Committee on Access to Justice in Civil and Family Matters.
Farrow, T. C. W., Lowe, D., et al. (2012, March). Addressing the Needs of Self-Represented Litigants in the Canadian Justice System, a White Paper prepared for the Association of Canadian Court Administrators (ACCA). Toronto and Edmonton: ACCA.
Action Committee on Access to Justice in Civil and Family Matters. (2013, October). Access to Civil & Family Justice: A roadmap for change. Ottawa: Action Committee on Access to Justice in Civil and Family Matters.

Cost of Justice Reports

Currie, A., (2016, October). Nudging the Paradigm Shift, Everyday Legal Problems in Canada.
Jacobs, L., Kryszajtys, D., McManus, M. (2015, December). Paths to Justice and the Resolution of Consumer Problems: Findings from the 2014 Everyday Legal Problems and the Costs of Civil Justice in Canada National Survey
Aylwin, N., Gray, M. (2015, November). Selected Annotated Bibliography of National and Regional Legal Needs Surveys.
The Canadian Forum on Civil Justice. (2012). The Cost of Justice: Weighing the costs of fair and effective resolution to legal problems. Toronto: The Canadian Forum on Civil Justice.
Delhon S, et al. (2012, November). Issues of Cost & Access: In Canadian’s Social Investment.
Delhon, S., Affara, S. et al. (2012, March). Issues of Cost & Access: In Canada’s Early Childhood Education System. Toronto: The Canadian Forum on Civil Justice.
Delhon, S., Affara, S. et al. (2012, September). Issues of Cost & Access: In Canada’s Health Care System. Toronto: The Canadian Forum on Civil Justice.

A2J Blog Posts

Leitch, J. (2016, December 12). One Problem, Many Responses? – A Multidisciplinary Approach to Access to Justice
Dylag, M. (2016, May 30). The Resolution of Legal Problems in Ontario
Kryszajtys, D (2016, January 29). Access to Consumer Justice – What We Need To Know
Dylag, M. (2015, December 10). Canadian Civil Legal Needs Surveys: A Brief Comparison
Aylwin, N., Jacobs, L. & Farrow, T. (2014, February 5). Collaborating on Justice Innovation: The Hague and Canada.
DeJong, H. (2014, January 24). A New Vision for the 2015 Millennium Development Goals: Integrating Access to Justice.
Semple, N. (2013, December 18). Reforming the Family Justice System: An Evidence-Based Approach.
Wiseman, D. (2013, November 19). Paralegals and Access to Justice: A Case Study of Residential Tenancy Disputes in Ottawa.
Archbold, J. (2013, October 29). Legal Aid Alberta Hosts 2013 Access to Justice Awards Gala.
Danko, B. (2013, October 23). Insights into the Cost of Evidence.
Macfarlane, J. (2013, September 23). The National Self-Represented Litigants Project.
Pilliar, A. (2013, September 23). Is “Business” a Dirty Word in Law?
Buckley, M. (2013, September 19). Reaching Equal Justice: An Invitation to Envision and Act.
Currie, A. (2013, September 10). Climbing the HiiL of innovation: A book review of Innovating Justice: Developing New Ways to Bring Fairness Between People.
Affara, S. (2013, August 21). Breaking the Barriers to Family Justice.
Aylwin, N. (2013, August 20). Accessing justice… from the cottage?
Nobleman, R. (2013, July 17). Are health problems legal problems in disguise?
Currie, A. (2013, July 16). Innovating Justice: Ideas from the Netherlands.
Currie, A. (2013, May 13). The State of Civil Legal Aid in Canada: By the Numbers in 2011-2012.

Slaw Blog Posts

Jacobs, L. (2014, January 31). Accessing Legal Information in Our Evolving Digital World.
Currie, A. (2013, December 13). A Roadmap for Change, the Final Report of the Action Committee on Access to Justice in Civil and Family Matters.
Vickers, C. (2013, October 7). BC’s New Civil Resolution Tribunal.
Aylwin, N. (2013, July 26). Delivering Access to Justice in Aboriginal Communities.
McHale, J. M. and Farrow, T. C. W. (2013, June 10). Mandatory Dispute Resolution and the Question of Resources.
Jacobs, L. (2012, December 17). Pioneer of the Justiciable Problems Approach to Access to Justice in Canada Moving to the Canadian Forum on Civil Justice.
Jacobs, L. (2012, October 2). Who Should Meet the Legal Needs of Ordinary Canadians?
Jacobs, L. (2012, August 20). The Perennial Access to Justice Policy Challenge: Are We Finally at a Crossroads?
Jacobs, L. (2012, March 28). Focusing on Justice System Reforms in the Drummond Commission Report.
Jacobs, L. (2012, February 13). A Multidisciplinary Approach to Meeting Family Justice Needs.
Jacobs, L. (2011, December 16). Access to Civil Justice and Privacy Complaint Processes.
Jacobs, L. (2011, October 4). Rethinking the Civil Justice System Funding Paradigm: Cutting Costs by Improving Investment.
Jacobs, L. (2011, June 13). Mapping Legal Needs and Existing Legal Services in Alberta.

Journal Articles

Wiseman, D. [Draft article in preparation]. The Costs of Justice and Paralegals: A Case Study of Rental Housing Disputes in Ottawa.

For more information on this project, read David’s blog article, “Paralegals and Access to Justice

Farrow, T. C. W. (2014). What is Access to Justice? Osgoode Hall Law Journal, 51:3
Farrow, T. C. W. (2014) [accepted for publication]. Residential Schools Litigation and the Legal Profession. University of Toronto Law Journal.

Farrow, T. C. W., Bamford, D., et al. (2013). Learning the ‘How’ of the Law: Teaching Procedure and Legal Education. Osgoode Hall Law Journal, 51:1, 45 - 91.

Farrow, T. C. W. (2013). Ethical Lawyering in a Global Community. Manitoba Law Journal, 36:1, 141-165.

Farrow, T. C. W. (2012). Proportionality: A cultural revolution. Journal of Civil Litigation and Practice, 1, 151-159, (mentioned in 2038724 Ontario Ltd. v. Quizno’s Canada Restaurant Corp., 2012 ONSC 6549 at para. 76; Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce v. Deloitte & Touche (2013), 2013 ONSC 917 at para. 73).

Farrow, T. C. W. (2012). The Good, the Right, and the Lawyer. Legal Ethics, 15:1, 163-174, (ranked on SSRN “Top Ten download” list for Law Firm/Legal Practice topic).

Books

Civil Justice, Privatization and Democracy
Farrow, T. C. W. (2014). Civil Justice, Privatization and Democracy. Toronto: University of Toronto Press.

Buy at the University of Toronto
Buy on Amazon

Farrow, T. C. W., & Molinari, P. (Eds.). (2014). The Architecture of Justice in Transition. Canada: Canadian Institute for the Administration of Justice.

Purchase articles featured in the book here.

This book is a compilation of articles presented at “The Courts and Beyond: An Architecture of Justice in Transition” conference held in Calgary, AB on October 10-12, 2012.

Book Chapters

Farrow, T. C. W. (2014). In T. C. W. Farrow & P. Molinari (Eds.)., The Architecture of Justice in Transition. Canada: Canadian Institute for the Administration of Justice.

Purchase Trevor’s Introduction and other articles from the book here: http://www.ciaj-icaj.ca/en/events/past-annual-conferences/531-2012-the-c...

Farrow, T. C. W. (2012). The Promise of Professionalism. In B. Moore, C. Piché & M. Rigaud (Eds.), L’avocat dans la cité: éthique et professionalisme. Montréal: Les Éditions Thémis.

Action Committee Reports

Action Committee on Access to Justice in Civil and Family Matters. (July, 2015). Action Committee Meeting of Provincial and Territorial Access to Justice Groups. Ottawa: Action Committee on Access to Justice in Civil and Family Matters.
Farrow, T. C. W., Corte, E. Hon., et al. (2012, May). Report of the Court Processes Simplification Working Group, a report prepared for the Action Committee on Access to Justice in Civil and Family Matters.
Farrow, T. C. W., Lowe, D., et al. (2012, March). Addressing the Needs of Self-Represented Litigants in the Canadian Justice System, a White Paper prepared for the Association of Canadian Court Administrators (ACCA). Toronto and Edmonton: ACCA.
Action Committee on Access to Justice in Civil and Family Matters. (2013, October). Access to Civil & Family Justice: A roadmap for change. Ottawa: Action Committee on Access to Justice in Civil and Family Matters.

Cost of Justice Reports

Currie, A., (2016, October). Nudging the Paradigm Shift, Everyday Legal Problems in Canada.
Jacobs, L., Kryszajtys, D., McManus, M. (2015, December). Paths to Justice and the Resolution of Consumer Problems: Findings from the 2014 Everyday Legal Problems and the Costs of Civil Justice in Canada National Survey
Aylwin, N., Gray, M. (2015, November). Selected Annotated Bibliography of National and Regional Legal Needs Surveys.
The Canadian Forum on Civil Justice. (2012). The Cost of Justice: Weighing the costs of fair and effective resolution to legal problems. Toronto: The Canadian Forum on Civil Justice.
Delhon S, et al. (2012, November). Issues of Cost & Access: In Canadian’s Social Investment.
Delhon, S., Affara, S. et al. (2012, March). Issues of Cost & Access: In Canada’s Early Childhood Education System. Toronto: The Canadian Forum on Civil Justice.
Delhon, S., Affara, S. et al. (2012, September). Issues of Cost & Access: In Canada’s Health Care System. Toronto: The Canadian Forum on Civil Justice.

A2J Blog Posts

Leitch, J. (2016, December 12). One Problem, Many Responses? – A Multidisciplinary Approach to Access to Justice
Dylag, M. (2016, May 30). The Resolution of Legal Problems in Ontario
Kryszajtys, D (2016, January 29). Access to Consumer Justice – What We Need To Know
Dylag, M. (2015, December 10). Canadian Civil Legal Needs Surveys: A Brief Comparison
Aylwin, N., Jacobs, L. & Farrow, T. (2014, February 5). Collaborating on Justice Innovation: The Hague and Canada.
DeJong, H. (2014, January 24). A New Vision for the 2015 Millennium Development Goals: Integrating Access to Justice.
Semple, N. (2013, December 18). Reforming the Family Justice System: An Evidence-Based Approach.
Wiseman, D. (2013, November 19). Paralegals and Access to Justice: A Case Study of Residential Tenancy Disputes in Ottawa.
Archbold, J. (2013, October 29). Legal Aid Alberta Hosts 2013 Access to Justice Awards Gala.
Danko, B. (2013, October 23). Insights into the Cost of Evidence.
Macfarlane, J. (2013, September 23). The National Self-Represented Litigants Project.
Pilliar, A. (2013, September 23). Is “Business” a Dirty Word in Law?
Buckley, M. (2013, September 19). Reaching Equal Justice: An Invitation to Envision and Act.
Currie, A. (2013, September 10). Climbing the HiiL of innovation: A book review of Innovating Justice: Developing New Ways to Bring Fairness Between People.
Affara, S. (2013, August 21). Breaking the Barriers to Family Justice.
Aylwin, N. (2013, August 20). Accessing justice… from the cottage?
Nobleman, R. (2013, July 17). Are health problems legal problems in disguise?
Currie, A. (2013, July 16). Innovating Justice: Ideas from the Netherlands.
Currie, A. (2013, May 13). The State of Civil Legal Aid in Canada: By the Numbers in 2011-2012.

Slaw Blog Posts

Jacobs, L. (2014, January 31). Accessing Legal Information in Our Evolving Digital World.
Currie, A. (2013, December 13). A Roadmap for Change, the Final Report of the Action Committee on Access to Justice in Civil and Family Matters.
Vickers, C. (2013, October 7). BC’s New Civil Resolution Tribunal.
Aylwin, N. (2013, July 26). Delivering Access to Justice in Aboriginal Communities.
McHale, J. M. and Farrow, T. C. W. (2013, June 10). Mandatory Dispute Resolution and the Question of Resources.
Jacobs, L. (2012, December 17). Pioneer of the Justiciable Problems Approach to Access to Justice in Canada Moving to the Canadian Forum on Civil Justice.
Jacobs, L. (2012, October 2). Who Should Meet the Legal Needs of Ordinary Canadians?
Jacobs, L. (2012, August 20). The Perennial Access to Justice Policy Challenge: Are We Finally at a Crossroads?
Jacobs, L. (2012, March 28). Focusing on Justice System Reforms in the Drummond Commission Report.
Jacobs, L. (2012, February 13). A Multidisciplinary Approach to Meeting Family Justice Needs.
Jacobs, L. (2011, December 16). Access to Civil Justice and Privacy Complaint Processes.
Jacobs, L. (2011, October 4). Rethinking the Civil Justice System Funding Paradigm: Cutting Costs by Improving Investment.
Jacobs, L. (2011, June 13). Mapping Legal Needs and Existing Legal Services in Alberta.

Conferences

Aylwin, N., Currie, A., Dylag, M., Farrow, T. C. W., Jacobs, L., Semple, N. (June 2017), Law and Society 2017 Annual Meeting, Mexico City, Mexico - For this roundtable, leading researchers from the Cost of Justice in Canada initiative discussed key findings from this project and the impact of this seminal study, recommendations and innovations for the future of costs research and access to justice in Canada as well as the gaps that remain in the data field for civil justice problems.
Farrow, T. C. W. (2017, May). The Equal Access to Justice Policy Roundtable at the Organisation for Economic Cooperaiton and Development (OECD), Paris, France.
Jacobs, L., Kryszajtys, D., McManus, M. (2015, December). Everyday Consumer Legal Problems. Presentation delivered at the Canadian Partnership for Public Policy-Oriented Consumer Interest Research (PPOCIR) Partnership Workshop, Montreal, Quebec.  
Farrow, T. C. W. (2015, June). Cost of Justice: Promising Practice and Cautionary Tales in Cost of Justice Research. Presentation delivered at the International Legal Aid Group Conference, Edinburgh, Scotland. 
McHale, M. J., Aylwin, N., & Jacobs, L. (2015, May). Cost of Justice: Weighing the Costs of Fair and Effective Resolution of Legal Problems in Canada. Presentation delivered at the Law and Society Association Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA. 
Aylwin, N. (2015, May). Catalysts for Justice: Clinics on the Cutting Edge of A2J. Presentation delivered at the Eastern Region Spring Training Conference Clinics as Catalysts for Social Justice, Kingston, ON.
Wiseman, D. (2014, October). The New Reality: Managing Cases with Self-Represented Litigants. National Judicial Institute Seminar on Self-Represented Litigants. Panel presentation to be delivered from Reno, NV.
Cromwell, Hon. T., Boyd, J., McHale, J. (2014, June). A New Approach to the Law on Domestic Relations: Social Responsibility and the Practice of Family Law. Presentation delivered at the Annual Canadian Association of Law Teachers Conference, Winnipeg, MB.
Farrow, T. C. W., Aylwin, N. (2014, June). Access to Justice, Professional Consciousness and Legal Education. Presentation delivered at the Annual Canadian Association of Law Teachers Conference, Winnipeg, MB.
Pilliar, A. (2014, May). Law in Lives: Bringing a Life Course Perspective to Access to Justice Research. Law and Society Annual General Meeting. Cost of Justice Panel. Presentation delivered at the Law & Society Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN.

Semple, N. (2014, May). Accessible Professionalism. Cost of Justice Panel. Presentation delivered at the Law & Society Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN.

Aylwin, N & Wisniewski, K. (2014, May). Conversations on Access to Justice: Aboriginal Legal Needs and Community-Led Policy-Making. Cost of Justice Panel. Presentation delivered at the Law & Society Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN.

Wiseman, D. (2014, March). Costs of Justice, Health and Well-being. Connecting Ottawa Annual Conference. Panel presentation delivered from Ottawa, ON.
Farrow, T. C. W. (2013, December). Courts and Access to Justice. Renewing Our Vision Over Time. Presentation at National Judicial Institute, 25th Anniversary Symposium, Ottawa, ON.
Farrow, T. C. W. (2013, October). Access to Justice and Legal Education. Research and Scholarship. Presentation delivered at the Canadian Association of Legal Ethics 8th Annual Symposium and Annual Meeting, College of Law, University of Saskatoon, SK.
Currie, A. (2013, September). Legal Problems Survey Methodology. Presentation delivered at the Research Committee on the Sociology of Law Conference, Toulouse, France.
Farrow, T. C. W. (2013, August). Self-Represented Litigants: The Current Landscape. Panel presentation delivered at the Canadian Bar Association Legal Conference, Saskatoon, SK.
Farrow, T. C. W. (2013, July). Access to Justice: The Public’s Perception. Law on the Edge. Panel presentation delivered at the Canadian Law and Society Association conference, Vancouver, BC.
Jacobs, L. (2013, July). The Cost of Justice: Weighing the Costs of Fair and Effective Resolution to Legal Problems. Presentation delivered at the Canadian Law & Society Association Annual Meeting, Vancouver, BC.
Currie, A. (2013 June). Self-help: How Far can it Go? Presentation delivered at the International Legal Aid Group Conference, The Hague, The Netherlands.
Jacobs, L. (2013 May). The Cost of Justice. Panel presentation delivered at the Law & Society Association Annual Meeting, Boston, MA.
Aylwin, N. (2013 May). Accessing Justice: Telling Stories and Learning Lessons from Community-driven Policy Making in First Nations-Communities. Encounters in Canada: Contrasting Indigenous and Immigrant Perspectives. Presentation delivered from Toronto, ON.
Wiseman, D. (2013, April). Alternative Business Structures and Access to Justice. Envisioning Equal Justice Summit. Panel presentation delivered at the Canadian Bar Association conference, Vancouver, BC.
Currie, A. (2013, April). Building Blocks for Equal Justice. Envisioning Equal Justice Summit. Panel presentation delivered at the Canadian Bar Association conference, Vancouver, BC.
Jacobs, L. (2013, April). Measuring Effectiveness of Access to Justice Initiatives. Envisioning Equal Justice Summit. Panel presentation delivered at the Canadian Bar Association conference, Vancouver, BC.
Farrow, T. C. W. & McHale, J. (2013, April). Toward a national A2J strategy. Envisioning Equal Justice Summit. Panel presentation delivered at the Canadian Bar Association conference, Vancouver, BC.
Farrow, T. C. W. & Jacobs, L. (2013, April). Measuring the Costs of an Inaccessible Justice System and the Benefits of Inclusive, Equal Justice. Envisioning Equal Justice Summit. Panel presentation delivered at the Canadian Bar Association conference, Vancouver, BC.
Farrow, T. C. W. (2013, January). Access to Justice and Health. Does Your Health Depend on Your Access to Justice. Presentation delivered at the Canadian Institute for Health Research et al., Toronto, ON.
Sossin, L. (2013, January). Human Rights, Access to Justice & Innovation. Remedying Discrimination: A Symposium on the Ontario Human Rights Review. Panel presentation delivered at Osgoode Hall Law School, Toronto, ON.
Farrow, T. C. W. (2013, January). Reflecting on the Role of the Legal Profession in the Residential Schools Legal Processes. Assessing Canada’s Indian Residential Schools Litigation and Settlement Processes. Presentation at the Faculty of Law, University of Toronto.
Farrow, T. C. W. & Affara, S. (2012, December). Cost of Justice. Ideas and Approaches for Access to Civil Justice Research: Bridging the Divides of Research and Practice. Presentation delivered at the National Legal Aid and Defender Association annual conference, Chicago, IL.
Currie, A. (2012, December). Access to Civil Justice: Re-Envisioning and Reinvigorating Research. Presentation delivered at the American Bar Foundation, Chicago, IL.
Farrow, T. C. W. (July 2012). Accessing Justice Through a Culture of Justice. Access to Justice and Pro Bono. Presentation delivered at the International Legal Ethics Conference (V), Banff, AB.
Farrow, T. C. W. (2011, December). Judicial and Administrative Tribunal Mediation Experience in Ontario. Judicial Mediation Policy Day. Panel chair at the Ontario Bar Association, Toronto, ON.
Cost of Justice. [2014, May]. Law & Inequalities: Global and Local. Panel to be held at the Law & Society Association Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN.

For information of the paper presentation delivered at this panel, see “Presentations”

Access to Justice. (2014, February). A Symposium in Honour of John McCamus. Panel held at Osgoode Hall Law School, Toronto, Ontario.  

Lectures

Farrow, T. C. W. (2015 March). Legal Ethics & Access to Justice. CBA - FLSC Annual Ethics Forum, Toronto, Ontario.
Farrow, T. C. W. (2014, March). Five Current Issues in Civil Litigation. Advanced Litigation Law Program. Lecture delivered at the Institute of Law Clerks of Ontario, Toronto.
Farrow, T. C. W. (2014, February). The Future of Self-Represented Litigants. The New Reality: Managing Cases with Self-Represented Litigants. Lecture delivered at the National Judicial Institute, Ottawa, ON
Farrow, T. C. W. (2014, February). Where Do We Go From Here? The New Reality: Managing Cases with Self-Represented Litigants. Lecture delivered at the National Judicial Institute, Ottawa, ON.
Farrow, T. C. W. (2013, October). The Cost of Evidence. How Do We Know What We Think We Know: Facts in the Legal System. Workshop co-chair at Canadian Institute for the Administration of Justice conference, Toronto, ON.
Currie, A. (2013, June). The Future of the Courts. Workshop participant at the Justice Innovation Lab, The Hague Institute for the Internationalization of Law, The Hague, Netherlands.
Farrow, T. C. W. (2013, April). Measuring the Costs of an Inaccessible Justice System and the Benefits of Inclusive, Equal Justice. Envisioning Equal Justice Summit. Panel moderator at Canadian Bar Association, Vancouver, BC.
Farrow, T. C. W. (2013, April). Simplification or Re-Engineering: Defining the Role of the Courts in Ensuring Access. Envisioning Equal Justice Summit. Panel co-moderator at Canadian Bar Association, Vancouver, BC.
Farrow, T. C. W. (2013, March). The Interface between Mental Health and Access to Justice. Public Interest Day 2013. Panel chair at Osgoode Hall Law School and University of Toronto, Faculty of Law, Toronto, ON.
Farrow, T. C. W. (2013, February). What is Access to Justice: Views for the Street. A Symposium in Honour of John McCamus: Scholarship, Teaching and Leadership. Presentation delivered at Osgoode Hall Law School, Toronto, ON.
Farrow, T. C. W. (2013, January). The 2006 Amendments to the Human Rights Code and the Promotion of Access to Justice. Remedying Discrimination: A Symposium on the Ontario Human Rights Review. Panel moderator at York Centre for Human Rights et al., Osgoode Hall Law School, Toronto, ON.
Farrow, T. C. W. (2012, December). Isaac Pitblado Lecture: Ethical Lawyering in a Global Community. Legal Boundaries in a Global World. Lecture delivered at the Faculty of Law, University of Manitoba, Law Society of Manitoba and Manitoba Bar Association 2012 lecture series, Winnipeg, MB.
Farrow, T. C. W. & Ketcheson, H. M., Q.C. (2012, November). Memorial Lecture: Access to Justice. Lecture delivered at the Saskatchewan Crown Counsel Association, Regina, SK.
Farrow, T. C. W. (2012, November). The Access to Justice Problem. Walking the Talk about Access to Justice. Presentation delivered at the National Judicial Institute, Superior Court of Justice (Ontario) Fall Education Seminar, Toronto, ON.
Farrow, T. C. W. (2012, October). Use and Occupancy: Building Another Building? The Courts and Beyond: The Architecture of Justice in Transition. Panel chair at Canadian Institute for the Administration of Justice Annual Conference, Calgary, AB.
Farrow, T. C. W. (2012, May). How Do We Bring Justice? Legal Practice and Legal Theory Discourse – Critical Views of Education and Research. Keynote address delivered at the Osgoode Hall Graduate Law Students’ Association conference, Osgoode Hall Law School, Toronto, ON.
Farrow, T. C. W. (2012, May). Access to Justice in Canada. Presentation delivered at the Law Society of Upper Canada, Benchers’ Committee on Access to Justice, Toronto, ON.
Jacobs, L. (2012, May). Protecting Privacy Rights: Access to Justice Issues in a Global Digital Economy. Pathways to Privacy (P2P): Privacy for Everyone Symposium. Lecture delivered at the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC), Ottawa, ON. 
Farrow, T. C. W. (2012, April). The Future of Civil Justice. Research Celebration. Featured presentation delivered at Osgoode Hall Law School, Toronto.
Farrow, T. C. W. & Cromwell, T. A., Hon. (2012, February). Halpern 21st Annual F. B. Wickwire Memorial Lecture: Access to Justice: Reality, Rhetoric and Recommitment. Lecture delivered at the Schulich School of Law and Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS.
Farrow, T. C. W. (2012, February). Diversity in the Legal Profession. Facilitator at the Black Law Students Association “Town Hall” discussion, Osgoode Hall Law School, Toronto, ON.
Farrow, T. C. W. (2012, February). Access to Justice in Canada: Challenges and Initiatives. Keynote address delivered at the 2012 midwinter meeting of the Canadian Bar Association–Saskatchewan Branch, Regina, SK.
Farrow, T. C. W. (2011, March). Future of the Canadian Forum on Civil Justice. Co-chair at external stakeholder roundtable discussion, York University, Toronto, ON.
Farrow, T. C. W. (2011, February). Initiatives at the Canadian Forum on Civil Justice. Co-chair at internal stakeholder roundtable discussion, York University, Toronto, ON. 
what is access to justice? The advice maze Justiciable Problems