Impact of Vexatious Litigant Orders on Self-Represented Litigants

This is an information-gathering exercise by the National Self-Represented Litigants Project ( If you are a self-represented litigant and have been labelled a vexatious litigant, or been made subject to a court restriction order, we would like to learn more about your experience. This short survey should not take more than 15 minutes of your time. We greatly appreciate your help in compiling this data.  
What I Wish I Could Tell the Jury
In our justice system, we give jurors profound responsibility and power when we entrust them to render verdicts in legal disputes.  In criminal cases, jurors must decide the guilt or innocence of an accused person. 

How Law Affects the Relationship Between the People and Government 

Law is a significant factor in how the individual is able or is forced to interact with the state. It may be a force of oppression, it may protect people from each other and indeed, from the state itself. It may enable people to attain rights and benefits. Our nexus with law helps to define us as a society. When the opportunity to employ law to attain rights is diminished or when law is used as a threat to force particular conduct based on improper motives, the nature of that nexus changes. 

Injured Workers Rally Against Poverty & Privatization

TORONTO, May 31, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Ford government and WSIB continue to come under fire from injured workers and supporters, with a rally at Queen’s Park taking place on Saturday, June 1st at 11am. Organized by the Ontario Network of Injured Workers Groups (ONIWG), the rally comes on the heels of a damning report about the WSIB’s practice of sending almost half of permanently disabled injured workers into poverty, and the introduction of a Bill to end the practice. 

Convicted hate monger fires lawyer; sentencing for Your Ward News delayed

Sears, a married father, was found guilty of sexual assault in the 1990s and lost his licence to practise medicine over sexual impropriety with female patients.