Justice Education Society of BC

The Justice Education Society is committed to improving the legal capability of British Columbians. We provide free legal help services every weekday. We also provide more legal education videos than any other BC PLEI organization. Each year, our programs and resources help more than 700,000 people.

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Legal Independence: It's Your Right is a free resource that uses real-life examples in an engaging, 10-minute video to help Civics 11, Social Studies 11 and Law 12 students understand the concepts of judicial and legal ...
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Aboriginal treaties are in the news and all British Columbians should understand what the treaties are about. Why do we need treaties? What are the land claims all about and what impact will they have on the land and ...
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This site explains Aboriginal sentencing - paying particular attention to their special cultural circumstances in deciding their sentence. These cultural circumstances include the adverse social conditions that ...
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The Finances After Separation workshop provides information and strategies about the financial aspects of separation and its impact on parents and their children. This facilitator's guide includes all the materials ...
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Law Connection is a series of legal teaching lessons for BC educators. This lesson is about the issues surrounding same-sex marriages. It explains the historical view of marriage, the laws relating to marriage and the ...
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Though the Heavens Fall is a video and teacher's guide celebrating 100 years of the BC Court of Appeal. It highlights important changes in law and society, and illustrates how concepts such as the rule of law and ...
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This video examines whether cameras should be allowed in Canadian courtrooms. Produced in partnership with CBC News, two BC lawyers make the case for each side, cross-examining high profile "witnesses" and arguing their ...
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This video helps children learn about parental obligations and legal responsibilities. It also provides information about the child support guidelines, and includes information about parenting for teens/youth. The video ...
Also available in: French
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These large, best-selling wall charts present easy-to-follow illustrations of the structure and procedures of BC courts and our justice system. Series A has 4 introductory charts. Series B has 6 advanced charts. The ...
Also available in: French
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Law Connection is a series of legal teaching lessons for BC educators. This issue examines the role of judges. You will learn how judges do their jobs, examine the process they must follow in making their decisions and ...
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