Once homeless, our odds for accessing any kind of justice are low. Whether we are chronically or just periodically homeless, we will be familiar with social injustice. The likelihood is high that we also have unresolved legal problems spanning multiple areas of law. Seventeen participants in the Alberta Legal Services Mapping Project (ALSMP) reported being currently homeless. Their experiences, joined with reports from legal and social service providers across Alberta, are the focus of this article.
Stratton, Mary, "Access to Justice? The View from the Street" (2011). Canadian Forum on Civil Justice. 72.