Law and legal procedure

Law and legal procedure

Public Legal Education and Information Service of New Brunswick

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Français
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Community education/development

Works to develop a variety of bilingual educational products and services about the law for the public in order to promote access to the legal system.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
506-453-5369
Email Address: 
pleisnb@web.ca
Fax Number: 
506-462-5193
Tollfree Phone Number: 
888-236-2444 (NB)
Street Address: 
P.O. Box 6000
City: 
Fredericton
Province: 
New Brunswick
Postal/ZIP Code: 
E3B 5H1

Sex work and law enforcement

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English
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Online
Publisher: 
Research for Sex Work
Publication Date: 
2005

Examines how sex workers around the world point to the state and its agents as the proponent of the greatest problems sex workers face, including violence.

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Transgender and women's substantive equality: national consultation report

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English
Media Type: 
Online
Author: 
Margaret Denike
cj Rowe
Publisher: 
National Association of Women and the Law
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Provides a summary of the discussions and overview of the National Consultation on Transgender and Women's Substantive Equality Rights.

Transgender and women's substantive equality: discussion paper

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English
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Online
Author: 
Margaret Denike
Sal Renshaw
Publisher: 
National Association of Women and the Law
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Raises and discusses questions of relevance to law reform initiatives pertaining to the relation between transgender and women's substantive equality rights.

Report by the Women and Justice Tripartite Committee

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English
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Online
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Quebec Native Women
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Kahnawake, QC

Provides recommendations aimed at the training and role of police officers and of Attorney General's prosecutors working with Aboriginal women victims of domestic violence and sexual assault.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Double jeopardy: motherwork and the law

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Lorna A. Turnbull
Publisher: 
Sumach Press
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Shows how the law fails to take into consideration the many different circumstances under which women mother and the work they do. Argues that law and social policy can serve mothers better by reflecting these realities and guaranteeing their right to social and economic security.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 1894549112
LAW.T87 2001
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Privatization, law, and the challenge to feminism

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Brenda Cossman (ed.)
Judy Fudge (ed.)
Publisher: 
University of Toronto Press Inc.
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Examines the role of law in privatization projects across policy areas ranging from fiscal and labour policy through family, welfare, and immigration law.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
FEMN.P75 2002
ISBN 0802085091
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Includes bibliographical references.

Survivors' suggestions for improving system response

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English
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Online
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Woman Abuse and the PEI Justice System Research Team
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Charlottetown, PEI

Identifies the needs of abused women and suggests improvements to the response system in cases of woman abuse which could begin to meet those needs.

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Series 16/16

herStory of woman abuse and the pei justice system

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English
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Online
Author: 
Brenda Bradford
Marian Bruce
Áine Humble
Dorothy Berglund
Publisher: 
Woman Abuse and the PEI Justice System Research Team
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Charlottetown, PEI

Provides information on incidents of woman abuse and system response over a 10-year period: 1989 through 1999. Also presents a literature review on women abuse and the justice system.

Law matters

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English
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Paper
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STAR: Sex Trade Advocacy and Research
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Windsor, ON

Provides information on the laws tied to sex work. Also presents advice for when sex trade workers come into contact with police tips for reducing the chances of being targeted.

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