to the NSRLP!
The National Self-Represented Litigants Project (NSRLP) is committed to advancing understanding of the challenges and hard choices facing the very large numbers of Canadians who now come to court without counsel.
The NSRLP works to promote dialogue and collaboration among all those affected by the self-represented litigant phenomenon, both justice system professionals and litigants themselves. We regularly publish resources designed specifically for SRLs, as well as research reports that examine the implications for the justice system.
Latest News and Blogs
The Supreme Court of Canada’s unanimous decision in Pintea v Johns (heard April 18, 2017) was delivered from the... read more
For the first time, National Action Committee members – leaders in the legal profession, members of the Bench, justice... read more
This week’s guest blog is written by Cynthia Eagan, who has worked with the NSRLP since 2012. Cynthia is... read more
Justice Bonkalo’s long-anticipated report and recommendations on the future of family legal services in Ontario has provoked an outpouring... read more
Resources for SRLs
“My Learned Friend”: Building Constructive Working Relationships Between Self-Represented Litigants and Opposing Counsel
Working with Opposing Counsel We know from our research that many SRLs will find that the other side in the... read more
A Courtroom Companion NSRLP is proud to present its latest SRL guide, The McKenzie Friend: Choosing and Presenting a Courtroom... read more
Mindfulness Training We are pleased and proud to announce another new NSRLP resource written and developed specifically for SRLs. “What... read more
A small Working Group of judges, representing jurisdictions across Canada, and who hear SRLs on a regular basis in... read more