International Law Obligations to Provide Legal Aid

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dc.contributor.author Morris, Catherine
dc.contributor.author Davidson, Gail
dc.contributor.author Neun, Heather
dc.date.accessioned 2017-09-25T20:04:58Z
dc.date.available 2017-09-25T20:04:58Z
dc.date.copyright 2010 en_US
dc.date.issued 2010-10
dc.identifier.citation Morris, C., Davidson, G. & Neun, H. (2010). International Law Obligations to Provide Legal Aid. Submission to the BC Public Commission on Legal Aid from Lawyers Rights Watch Canada (LRWC). Retrieved from http://www.lrwc.org/ws/wpcontent/ uploads/2012/03/Legal-Aid-LRWC-Oct-25-2010.pdf en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://www.lrwc.org/ws/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/Legal-Aid-LRWC-Oct-25-2010.pdf
dc.identifier.uri https://dspace.library.uvic.ca//handle/1828/8584
dc.description Submission to the BC Public Commission on Legal Aid from Lawyers Rights Watch Canada. Lawyers Rights Watch Canada (LRWC) is a committee of lawyers who promote human rights and the rule of law internationally by protecting advocacy rights. LRWC campaigns for advocates in danger because of their human rights advocacy, engages in research and education and works in cooperation with other human rights organizations. LRWC has Special Consultative status with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations. en_US
dc.description.abstract The purpose of this submission is to lay out the basic international human rights law concerning the responsibility of states to ensure access to justice for everyone without discrimination as to economic, social, ethnic, racial, sexual, religious or other status. Internationally, the state responsibility to provide legal aid is affirmed by UN and regional instruments, jurisprudence and rulings. Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada (LRWC) recommends that the following principles be the foundation of policy for provision of legal aid in British Columbia. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Lawyers Rights Watch Canada (LRWC) en_US
dc.subject International law en_US
dc.subject legal aid en_US
dc.title International Law Obligations to Provide Legal Aid en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.description.scholarlevel Faculty en_US
dc.description.reviewstatus Unreviewed en_US

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