Inmate Appeal Duty Counsel Program 2014-2015
The 2014-2015 TAS Gives Back campaign supported access to justice by raising funds for the Inmate Appeal Duty Counsel Program.
The Inmate Appeal Duty Counsel Program gives the most disadvantaged members of our society meaningful access to their statutory right to appeal, by offering them expert legal assistance for free. Most of the clients are vulnerable and marginalized. Many of them struggle with challenges such as mental health issues, illiteracy, poverty and lack of education. Members of First Nations are disproportionately represented.